NYT's Top Reads for 2007
Agent Zigzag and Foreskin's Lament among best 100 in Book Review
By Caroline Zimmerman,  Newser User
Posted Nov 22, 2007 5:17 PM CST
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(Newser) – Recent write-ups say Americans should read more—but where to start? Try the New York Times' 100 notable books of 2007, ranging from fiction to poetry, essays to bios. Among the acclaimed page-turners:

  • Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal, Ben Macintyre
  • The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed the Bishop? Francisco Goldman
  • The Bad Girl, Mario Vargas Llosa
  • The Brief and Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
  • Due Considerations: Essays and Criticism, John Updike

  • Exit Ghost, Philip Roth
  • Falling Man, Don DeLillo
  • Foreskin's Lament: A Memoir, Shalom Auslander
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling
  • The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin

 

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