Top (Mostly) Fiction Books of 2014

  • James Tadd Adcox – Does Not Love
  • Tatamkhulu Afrika – Bitter Eden
  • Yelena Akhtiorskaya – Panic in a Suitcase
  • Martin Amis – The Zone of Interest
  • Molly Antopol – The UnAmericans
  • Margaret Atwood – Stone Mattress
  • Edward St. Aubyn – Lost for Words
  • Blake Bailey – The Splendid Things We Planned
  • Robert Jackson Bennett – City of Stairs
  • Roberto Bolaño – A Little Lumpen Novelita
  • Paula Bomer – Inside Madeline
  • Chris Bower, Margaret Patton Chapman, Tiff Holland, Meg Pokrass, and Aaron Teel – My Very End of the Universe
  • Eric Chevillard – The Author and Me
  • Teju Cole – Every Day Is for the Thief
  • Robert Coover – The Brunist Day of Wrath
  • Michael Cunningham – The Snow Queen
  • John Darnielle – Wolf in White Van
  • Meghan Daum – The Unspeakable
  • Lydia Davis – Can’t and Won’t
  • E.L. Doctorow – Andrew’s Brain
  • Anthony Doerr – All the Light We Cannot See
  • Martin Duberman – Hold Tight Gently
  • Julia Elliott – The Wilds
  • Brian Evenson – Ed vs. Yummy Fur
  • Michael Faber – The Book of Strange New Things
  • Ashley Farmer – Beside Myself
  • Dia Felix – Nochita
  • Elena Ferrante – Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay
  • Joshua Ferris – To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
  • Richard Flanagan – The Narrow Road to the Deep North
  • Richard Ford – Let Me Be Frank With You
  • Karen Joy Fowler – We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
  • Frankétienne – Ready to Burst
  • Tana French – The Secret Place
  • Robert Galbraith – The Silkworm
  • Rivka Galchen – American Innovations
  • Jane Gardam – The Stories of Jane Gardam
  • William Gibson – The Peripheral
  • Lev Grossman – The Magician’s Land
  • Jim Henderson – Fourth of July Creek
  • Hilda Hilst – With My Dog Eyes
  • Lindsay Hunter – Ugly Girls
  • Siri Hustvedt – The Blazing World
  • Hamid Ismailov – The Dead Lake
  • Howard Jacobson – J
  • Marlon James – A Brief History of Seven Killings
  • Leslie Jamison – The Empathy Exams
  • Tove Jansson – The Woman Who Borrowed Memories
  • Ha Jin – A Map of Betrayal
  • Denis Johnson – The Laughing Monsters
  • Saeed Jones – Prelude to Bruise
  • Shane Jones – Crystal Eaters
  • Stephen Graham Jones – After the People Lights Have Gone Off
  • Stephen Graham Jones – States of Grace
  • Xiaolu Guo – I Am China
  • Lily King – Euphoria
  • Phil Klay – Redeployment
  • Leslie S. Klinger – The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft
  • Karl Ove Knausgaard – Boyhood Island: My Struggle: 3
  • Catherine Lacey – Nobody Is Ever Missing
  • Chang-rae Lee – On Such a Full Sea
  • Ben Lerner – 10:04
  • Edouard Levé – Works
  • Thomas Ligotti – The Spectral Link
  • Atticus Lish – Preparation for the Next Life
  • Valeria Luiselli – Faces in the Crowd
  • Emily St. John Mandel – Station Eleven
  • Hilary Mantel – The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
  • Mónica Maristain – Bolaño: A Biography in Conversations
  • Megan Martin – Nevers
  • Eimear McBride – A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing
  • Ian McEwan – The Children Act
  • Michael McGriff & J.M. Tyree – Our Secret Life in the Movies
  • Richard McGuire – Here
  • Rebecca Mead – My Life in Middlemarch
  • Dinaw Mengestu – All Our Names
  • Wu Ming-Yi – The Man with the Compound Eyes
  • David Mitchell – The Bone Clocks
  • Robert Montes – I Don’t Know Do You
  • Lorrie Moore – Bark
  • Caitlin Moran – How to Build a Girl
  • Lodovico Pignatti Morano – Nicola, Milan
  • Walter Mosley – Debbie Doesn’t Do It Anymore
  • Scholastique Mukasonga – Our Lady of the Nile
  • Neel Mukherjee – The Lives of Others
  • Alice Munro – Family Furnishings
  • Haruki Murakami – Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
  • Sawako Nakayasu – The Ants
  • Marie NDaiye – Self-Portrait in Green
  • Celeste Ng – Everything I Never Told You
  • Jenny Offill – Dept. of Speculation
  • Kathy Page – Alphabet
  • Richard Powers – Orfeo
  • Francine Prose – Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932
  • Javaid Qazi – Well Met in Cyprus
  • Tom Rachman – The Rise & Fall of Great Powers
  • Zia Haider Rahman – In the Light of What We Know
  • Claudia Rankine – Citizen
  • Andrea Rexilius – New Organism: Essais
  • Alain Robbe-Grillet – A Sentimental Novel
  • Marilynne Robinson – Lila
  • Nicholas Rombes – The Absolution of Roberto Acestes Laing
  • Jim Ruland – Forest of Fortune
  • Joanna Ruocco – Dan
  • Andzrej Sapkowski – Baptism of Fire
  • John Scalzi – Lock In
  • Julie Schumacher – Dear Committee Members
  • David Shafer – Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
  • Akhil Sharma – Family Life
  • Kyung-sook Shin – I’ll Be Right There
  • Gary Shteyngart – Little Failure
  • Ali Smith – How to Be Both
  • Elisabeth Russell Taylor – Belated
  • Héctor Tobar – Deep Down Dark
  • Colm Tóibín – Nora Webster
  • Linn Ullmann –  The Cold Song
  • Jeff VanderMeer – The Southern Reach Trilogy
  • Sara Veglahn – The Mayflies
  • Sarah Waters – The Paying Guests
  • Peter Watts – Echopraxia
  • Peter Weiss – Leavetaking
  • Niall Williams – History of the Rain
  • Xu Zechen – Running Through Beijing
  • Nell Zink – The Wallcreeper

Back to LISTS

Advertisements

Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s