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:

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

Nonfiction Selections:

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:

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

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

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:

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.