Best Books of 2015

The New York Times Book Review

Here are the New York Times Book Review’s Top 10 books of 2015:

Fiction Selections:

TitleAuthor
The DoorMagda Szabo
A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected StoriesLucia Berlin
OutlineRachel Cusk
The SelloutPaul Beatty
The Story of the Lost ChildElena Ferrante

Nonfiction Selections:

TitleAuthor
Between the World and MeTa-Nehisi Coates
Empire of Cotton: A Global HistorySven Beckert
H is for HawkHelen Macdonald
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New WorldAndrea Wulf
One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in NorwayAsne Seierstad

Pulitzer Prize Winning Books of 2015

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction books of 2015:

TitleAuthor
Winner: All the Light We Cannot SeeAnthony Doerr
Finalist: Let Me Be Frank With YouRichard Ford
Finalist: Lovely, Dark, DeepJoyce Carol Oates
Finalist: The Moor’s AccountLaila Lalami

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction books of 2015:

TitleAuthor
Winner: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural HistoryElizabeth Kolbert
Finalist: Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New ChinaEvan Osnos
Finalist: No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban and the War through Afghan EyesAnand Gopal

Amazon’s Bestselling Books of 2015

Here are the top selling books on Amazon in 2015:

TitleAuthor
1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying UpMarie Kondo
2. Go Set a WatchmanHarper Lee
3. All the Light We Cannot SeeAnthony Doerr
4. The Girl on the TrainPaula Hawkins
5. To Kill a MockingbirdHarper Lee
6. Humans of New YorkBrandon Stanton
7. The MartianAndy Weir
8. The Boys in the BoatDaniel James Brown
9. MindsetCarol S. Dweck
10. Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by ChristianE L James

Note: Only considering adult fiction and nonfiction titles.