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New York Times Notable Fiction Books of 2010. Check one out!. American Subversive By David Goodwillie. “A bombing unites a blogger and a beautiful ecoterrorist in this literary thriller, an exploration of what motivates radicalism in an age of disillusion.” New York Times Book Review.

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American subversive by david goodwillie
American Subversive By David Goodwillie

“A bombing unites a blogger and a beautiful ecoterrorist in this literary thriller, an exploration of what motivates radicalism in an age of disillusion.” New York Times Book Review

New York Times Notable Fiction Books of 2010


Angelology by danielle trussoni
Angelology by Danielle Trussoni

“With a smitten art historian at her side, the young nun at the center of this rousing first novel is drawn into an ancient struggle against the Nephilim, hybrid offspring of humans and heavenly beings.” New York Times Book Review

New York Times Notable Fiction Books of 2010


The ask by sam lipsyte
The Ask by Sam Lipsyte

“A deeply cynical academic

fund-raiser fighting for his job is the protagonist of this darkly humorous satire, a witty paean to white-collar loserdom.” New York Times Book Review

New York Times Notable Fiction Books of 2010


Bound by antonya nelson
Bound by Antonya Nelson

“For Nelson’s complacent heroine, the death

of an estranged friend elicits memories of their

reckless youth.” New York Times Book Review

New York Times Notable Fiction Books of 2010


Comedy in a minor key by hans keilson
Comedy in a Minor Key by Hans Keilson

“Set in Nazi-occupied Europe, this novel,

Appearing only now in English, is a midcentury Masterpiece by the centenarian Keilson, who served in the Dutch

resistance.” New York Times Book Review

New York Times Notable Fiction Books of 2010


Double happiness stories
Double Happiness: Stories

Hughes likes to juxtapose her characters’ relative passivity with the knife edge of

Evil within or, more often, outside them.” New York Times Book Review

New York Times Notable Fiction Books of 2010


Foreign bodies by cynthia ozick
Foreign Bodies by Cynthia Ozick

This nimble, entertaining homage to Henry Jame’s late work, “The Ambassadors,”

In which an American heads to Paris to retrieve a wayward son, brilliantly upends

the theme, meaning and stylist manner of its revered precursor.”

New York Times Notable Fiction Books of 2010


Freedom by jonathan franzen
Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

“Like Franzen’s previous novel, “The Corrections,” this is a masterly portrait of a nuclear family in turmoil, with an intricately ordered narrative and a majestic sweep that seems to gather up every fresh datum of our shared millennial life.” New York Times Book Review


Girl by the road at night a novel of vietnam by david rabe
Girl by the Road at Night: A Novel of Vietnam by David Rabe

“In this tale of war and eros, two young people from opposite ends

of the earth are caught up in events far beyond their control.” New York Times Book Review

New York Times Notable Book of 2010


Great house by nicole krauss
Great House by Nicole Krauss

“In this tragic vision of a novel, Nadia, a writer in New York, faces a wrenching parting when a girl shows up to claim an

enormous desk that has been in her safekeeping for decades.” New York Times Book Review

New York Times Notable Book of 2010


How to live safely in a science fictional universe by charles yu
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu

“Yu wraps his lonely story of a time Machine repairman in layers of gorgeous meta-science-fiction.” New York Times

Book Review

New York Times Notable Book of 2010


How to read the air by dinaw mengestu
How to Read the Air by DinawMengestu

“Mengestu’s own origins inform this tale of an Ethiopian-American

tracing the uncertain road once taken by his parents.”

New York Times Book

Review

New York Times Notable Book of 2010


I curse the river of time by per petterson
I Curse the River of Time byPer Petterson

“This novel’s lonely Scandinavian protagonist grapples with divorce, death and the fall of the Berlin Wall.”

New York Times Book

Review

New York Times Notable Book of 2010


Illustrado by miguel syjuco
Illustradoby Miguel Syjuco

“A murder mystery punctuated with serious philosophical musings, this novel traces 150 years of Filipino history, posing questions about identity and art, exile and duty.”

New York Times Book

Review

New York Times Notable Book of 2010


The imperfectionists by tom rachman
The Imperfectionistsby Tom Rachman

“This intricate novel is built around the personal stories of staff members at an improbable English-language newspaper in Rome, and of the family who founded it in the 1950s.”

New York Times Book

Review

New York Times Notable Book of 2010


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