Best Books of 2017

The New York Times Top Books

Here are the New York Times Book Review’s Top 10 books of 2017:

Fiction Selections:

TitleAuthor
AutumnAli Smith
Exit WestMohsin Hamid
PachinkoMin Jin Lee
The PowerNaomi Alderman
Sing, Unburied, SingJesmyn Ward

Nonfiction Selections:

TitleAuthor
The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World — and UsRichard O. Prum
GrantRon Chernow
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black AmericaJames Forman Jr.
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls WilderCaroline Fraser
PriestdaddyPatricia Lockwood

Pulitzer Prize Winning Books

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction books of 2017:

TitleAuthor
Winner: The Underground RailroadColson Whitehead
Finalist: Imagine Me GoneAdam Haslett
Finalist: The Sport of KingsC.E. Morgan

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction books of 2017:

TitleAuthor
Winner: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American CityMatthew Desmond
Finalist: In a Different Key: The Story of AutismJohn Donvan and Caren Zucker
Finalist: The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National CemeteryMicki McElya

Amazon’s Bestselling Books

Here are the top selling books on Amazon in 2017:

TitleAuthor
1. Milk and HoneyRupi Kaur
2. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ckMark Manson
3. Hillbilly ElegyJ.D. Vance
4. Astrophysics for People in a HurryNeil deGrasse Tyson
5. The Handmaid’s TaleMargaret Atwood
6. The 5 Love LanguagesGary Chapman
7. You Are a BadassJen Sincero
8. What HappenedHillary Rodham Clinton
9. Make Your BedWilliam H. McRaven
10. 1984George Orwell

Note: Only considering adult fiction and nonfiction titles.