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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Hudson Booksellers: Best Books (2009-10)

From SA 11/24/09

Hudson Booksellers, which has 65 bookstores and sells books in more than 350 Hudson News newsstands in airports and transportation terminals in North America, has selected its best books published in 2010. The lists are displayed in all the stores and were picked by a panel of company booksellers and managers.

Book of the Year: The Big Short by Michael Lewis

Best Fiction:
The Passage by Justin Cronin
Room by Emma Donoghue
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
Tinkers by Paul Harding
The Eden Hunter by Skip Horack
Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes
Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart
Bitter in the Mouth by Monique Truong
The Lonely Polygamist by Brady Udall

Best Nonfiction:
The Possessed by Elif Batuman
Let's Take the Long Way Home by Gail Caldwell
The Wave by Susan Casey
Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
Fatal System Error by Joseph Menn
Birdology by Sy Montgomery
The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Last Call by Daniel Okrent
Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

Best Young Readers:
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney
I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
It's a Book by Lane Smith
Art & Max by David Wiesner

Best Business Interest:
Switch by Chip and Dean Heath
Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh
Getting Naked by Patrick Lencioni
The Big Short by Michael Lewis
Aftershock by Robert Reich

2009 winners:

Last Words by George Carlin
Manhood for Amateurs by Michael Chabon
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
Lit by Mary Karr
Strength in What Remains by Tracy Kidder
Where Men Win Glory by Jon Krakauer
Either You're in or You're in the Way by Logan and Noah Miller
Stitches by David Small
Emergency by Neil Strauss

The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
Little Bee by Chris Cleave
Spooner by Pete Dexter
The Magicians by Lev Grossman
The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
Fool by Christopher Moore
The Song Is You by Arthur Phillip
Lark & Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

Young Readers:
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
The Unfinished Angel by Sharon Creech
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days by Jeff Kinney

Business Interest:
The Silver Lining by Scott D. Anthony
What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell
Super Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
Adland by James P. Othmer
Cheap by Ellen Ruppel Shell

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