Best Books of 2007

The New York Times Book Review

Here are the New York Times Book Review’s Top 10 books of 2007:

Fiction Selections:

Man Gone DownMichael Thomas
Out Stealing HorsesPer Patterson
The Savage DetectivesRoberto BolaƱo
Then We Came to the EndJoshua Ferris
Tree of SmokeDenis Johnson

Nonfiction Selections:

Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq’s Green ZoneRajiv Chandrasekaran
Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great DepressionMildred Armstrong Kalish
The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme CourtJeffrey Toobin
The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: A Woman in World HistoryLinda Colley
The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth CenturyAlex Ross

Pulitzer Prize Winning Books of 2007

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction books of 2007:

Winner: The RoadCormac McCarthy
Finalist: After ThisAlice McDermott
Finalist: The Echo MakerRichard Powers

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction books of 2007:

Winner: The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11Lawrence Wright
Finalist: Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health MadnessPete Earley
Finalist: Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in IraqThomas E. Ricks

Note: Only considering adult fiction and nonfiction titles.