Best Books of 2014

The New York Times Book Review

Here are the New York Times Book Review’s Top 10 books of 2014:

Fiction Selections:

TitleAuthor
All the Light We Cannot SeeAnthony Doerr
Dept. Of SpeculationJenny Offill
EuphoriaLily King
Family LifeAkhil Sharma
RedeploymentPhil Klay

Nonfiction Selections:

TitleAuthor
Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?Roz Chast
On Immunity: An InoculationEula Biss
Penelope Fitzgerald: A LifeHermione Lee
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural HistoryElizabeth Kolbert
Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin and Sadat at Camp DavidLawrence Wright

Pulitzer Prize Winning Books of 2014

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction books of 2014:

TitleAuthor
Winner: The GoldfinchDonna Tartt
Finalist: The SonPhilipp Meyer
Finalist: The Woman Who Lost Her SoulBob Shacochis

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction books of 2014:

TitleAuthor
Winner: Toms River: A Story of Science and SalvationDan Fagin
Finalist: The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger and a Forgotten GenocideGary J. Bass
Finalist: The Insurgent: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of WarFred Kaplan

Amazon’s Bestselling Books of 2014

Here are the top selling books on Amazon in 2014:

TitleAuthor
1. Killing PattonBill O’Reilly
2. UnbrokenLaura Hillenbrand
3. To Kill a MockingbirdHarper Lee
4. Gone GirlGillian Flynn
5. The Book ThiefMarkus Zusak
6. Humans of New YorkBrandon Stanton
7. The GoldfinchDonna Tartt
8. The Book with No PicturesB.J. Novak
9. The 5 Love LanguagesGary Chapman
10. Capital in the Twenty-First CenturyThomas Piketty

Note: Only considering adult fiction and nonfiction titles.