Best Books of 2018

The New York Times Top Books

Here are the New York Times Book Review’s Top 10 books of 2018:

Fiction Selections:

TitleAuthor
AsymmetryLisa Halliday
The Great BelieversRebecca Makkai
The Perfect NannyLeila Slimani
There ThereTommy Orange
Washington BlackEsi Edugyan

Nonfiction Selections:

TitleAuthor
American Prison: A Reporter’s Undercover Journey into the Business of PunishmentShane Bauer
EducatedTara Westover
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of FreedomDavid W. Blight
How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression and TranscendenceMichael Pollan
Small FryLisa Brennan-Jobs

Pulitzer Prize Winning Books

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction books of 2018:

TitleAuthor
Winner: LessAndrew Sean Greer
Finalist: In the DistanceHernan Diaz
Finalist: The IdiotElif Batuman

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction books of 2018:

TitleAuthor
Winner: Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black AmericaJames Forman Jr.
Finalist: Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-America WorldSuzy Hansen
Finalist: The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World — and UsRichard O. Prum

Amazon’s Bestselling Books

Here are the top selling books on Amazon in 2018:

TitleAuthor
1. BecomingMichelle Obama
2. Girl, Wash Your FaceRachel Hollis
3. Fire and FuryMichael Wolff
4. FearBob Woodward
5. 12 Rules For LifeJordan B. Peterson
6. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ckMark Manson
7. A Higher LoyaltyJames Comey
8. The 5 Love LanguagesGary Chapman
9. EducatedTara Westover
10. You Are a BadassJen Sincero

Note: Only considering adult fiction and nonfiction titles.