Our 10 Favorite Books of 2016
In a year full of great reads, ten stayed with us long after we'd turned the last page: novels that made it easy to forgo Netflix, essays that fed our souls, fairy tales with a modern spin. In short, 2016 was one for the books!
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McEwan is a literary pointillist—in control of each keystroke, creating
small, precise masterpieces that delight with their linguistic prowess.
But as evidenced by this daring thriller—narrated by a fetus with a
genius IQ and a quandary that reminds one of a certain Danish
prince—McEwan takes his biggest risks with plot, taunting readers with
unpredictable, even implausible story lines he orchestrates with