Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2010


Trade magazine Publishers Weekly is out with its list of the year's top 100 books.

Each year the magazine reviews more than 7,000 books - so whittling all those down to a list of just 100 great reads is an enormous achievement.

On its web site, the magazine posted its top 10 of the 2010.

So, who made the cut?

  1. A Visit from the Goon Squad
    Jennifer Egan (Knopf)
  2. Freedom
    Jonathan Franzen (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)
  3. Unbroken
    Laura Hillenbrand (Random)
  4. The Surrendered
    Chang-Rae Lee (Riverhead)
  5. The Big Short
    Michael Lewis (Norton)
  6. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    Rebecca Skloot (Crown)
  7. Just Kids
    Patti Smith (Ecco)
  8. Man in the Woods
    Scott Spencer (Harper)
  9. The Lonely Polygamist
    Brady Udall (Norton)
  10. The Warmth of Other Suns
    Isabel Wilkerson (Random)

You can read more on the Publishers Weekly Web site.

And if you want to what books the folks at Amazon think are the year's best - on Saturday, the etailer announced their list of the Best Books of 2010—check out the list for more great reads.

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