Amazon's Best Books of 2011

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Amazon Top 10 of 2011

Via: Marketwatch

From seasoned pros like Murakami and Eugenides to debuts from a trio of first-timers, here they are- Amazon's Top 10 of 2011.  Click on the title of the book to view on Amazon.

1.) The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

2.) 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

3.) What It Is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes

4.) In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larsen

5.) The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

6.) Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

7.) Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson

8.) Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

9.) Lost in Shangri-La by Michael Zuckoff

10.) The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht

Who's read what? Any recommendations?

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Keith's picture
Keith from Phoenix, AZ is reading Growing Up Dead in Texas by Stephen Graham Jones November 8, 2011 - 10:47am

I have read 0 out of 10...Although I do have 1Q84

How's about The Devil All The Time by Donald Ray Pollock

or The End of Everything By Megan Abbott

or Crimes In Southern Indiana by Frank Bill

Matthias Jambon-Puillet's picture
Matthias Jambon... from France is reading Cloud Atlas November 8, 2011 - 10:53am

I read Before I Go To Sleep and it was as predicatble as it was dull...

Right know I'm about halfway into 1Q84 and I'm in love so far. :)

Joshua Chaplinsky's picture
Joshua Chaplinsky from New York is reading Stories of YOUR Life November 8, 2011 - 11:24am

I second 1Q84. I loved it. My review will be up Friday.

Haven't read any of the others.

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benjatos November 8, 2011 - 11:39am

LOVED The Art of Fielding

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theidiotbox from New Rochelle, NY November 9, 2011 - 7:02am

I need to buy 1Q84 as soon as possible. 

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Jason Van Horn from North Carolina is reading A Feast For Crows November 9, 2011 - 7:49am

I really need to get 1Q84 - I generally hear nothing but great stuff about it. I already had it on my Amazon wishlist, but I added a few more from this list onto mine because they sounded interesting. My wishlist is going to explode though - I have 281 books saved to it. :(

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Bradley Sands from Boston is reading Greil Marcus's The History of Rock 'N' Roll in Ten Songs November 9, 2011 - 9:31pm

Are all these books with the exception of Murakami's part of Oprah's book club or something? Who the hell is Chad Harbach? Maybe I would know this if I liked to watch baseball. I was unaware of the potential that there exists so many people who are really into baseball as well as literary fiction. I know there are a few, but I'm skeptical about a massive horde.