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Amazon’s 10 Best Books of 2010

Our Best of the Year lists are always the culmination of a year of eager book scouting, and then a few contentious weeks of nominating, discussing, rehashing, rereading, and sorting, and this year is no different, although our #1 pick made itself pretty plain, and left us extra time to debate the other 9 spots on the Top 10.

Here are our choices for the top 10 books of 2010:

  1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  2. Faithful Place by Tana French
  3. Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes
  4. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
  5. The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
  6. Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
  7. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
  8. To the End of the Land by David Grossman
  9. Just Kids by Patti Smith
  10. The Big Short by Michael Lewis


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