2013: Top Books

Favorite reads from 2013.

Five of 11 titles in fiction are short stories or (in the case of Andre Dubus III) novellas.

(Can’t do just 10. Good year.)


Alex – Pierre LeMaitre

A Serpent’s Tooth – Craig Johnson

Benediction – Kent Haruf

Canada – Richard Ford

Country Hardball – Steve Weddle

Dirty Love – Andre Dubus III

Levels of Life – Julian Barnes

Middle Men – Jim Gavin

Monument Road – Charles Quimby

Rise – L. Annette Binder

Tenth of December – George Saunders

Transatlantic – Colum McCann


The Art of Character – David Corbett

Dead Run – Dan Schultz

Fooling Houdini – Alex Stone

How Literature Saved My Life – David Shields

Quiet: The Power of Introverts – Susan Cain

Dead Run

Middle Men

Fooling Houdini

Serpent's Tooth


Tenth of December


Middle Men

Transatlantic Cover

Art of Character

Levels of LifeRise

Alex Cover


Quiet Cover

Dirty Love

How Literature

Country Hardball cover smaller

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