Looking for something to read? Try these 2007 notable lists
The end of the year is a time notorious for lists. News organizations, magazines, and other media outlets and critics come up with their "best of" lists. In the spirit of that fine tradition of finding such lists, here is a little roundup of notable lists for books for 2007. If you are looking for some reading ideas, or you are maybe looking for a present for someone this season, maybe these lists will give you some ideas. If you have read any items on the lists, or you would like to make your own suggestions for great books of 2007, feel free to drop us a line or two in the comments.
- The New York Times has published a list of 100 Notable Books for 2007. If you are looking for something to read, you might find a few ideas.
- The Washington Post has its own list as well of best books for 2007.
- The Village Voice writers pick their favorite 20 books of 2007.
- The Horn Book Magazine has published online its "Horn Book Fanfare," which is their list of best books for children and young adults. Take a look at their Best of 2007 list. You can also access past lists at that link.
- Time has various top ten lists. Here are their Top Ten for Fiction, Nonfiction, Graphic Novels, and Children's Books. Time also lists for other categories you may find interesting as well.
- New York Magazine offers "The Year in Books." This is a little different, with categories such as "Most Mathematical Use of Lentil Beans (i.e. Best Historical Novel)" and "Best College Course You Should Have Taken But Didn't." It's part of the magazine's "Year in Culture" series.
- The Economist also has its own list in "Books of the Year 2007: Best of the Pick." Their list has a bit of everything.