Our Top 10 Favorite Books of 2015
If there is a greater pleasure than reading, it is recommending to others works by writers one loves. During the holiday season, we're extra festive, figuring out which of the hundreds of books we've read since January we liked best.
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A Little Life
This exuberant, even feverish, novel sucks you in for 700-plus pages and never lets go. It's mainly brilliant young Jude's story, one that's slowly, hauntingly revealed in a feat of writing that mimics how memory works in those who try to suppress it. That Jude moves forward in spite of his past makes for one of the most triumphant bildungsromans in recent memory.
— Leigh Newman