PW Review Saff Choices: 2008 Best Books of the Year
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Title タイトル / Arthors著者 (Publisher 出版社)
Fiction フィクション

When Will There Be Good News? / Kate Atkinson (Little, Brown)
2666 / Roberto Bolano, trans. from the Spanish by Natasha Wimmer (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Hold Tight / Harlan Coben (Dutton)
The Brass Verdict / Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)
Master of the Delta / Thomas H. Cook (Harcourt)
The Konkans / Tony D'Souza (Harcourt)
The Plague of Doves / Louise Erdrich (Harper)
The Likeness / Tana French (Viking)
Sea of Poppies / Amitav Ghosh (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Ritual / Mo Hayder (Atlantic Monthly)
The Lazarus Project / Aleksandar Hemon (Riverhead)
Day / A.L. Kennedy (Knopf)
My Revolutions / Hari Kunzru (Dutton)
Unaccustomed Earth / Jhumpa Lahiri (Knopf)
Sway / Zachary Lazar (Little, Brown)
The Boat / Nam Le (Knopf)
The Given Day / Dennis Lehane (Morrow)
Flesh House / Stuart MacBride (St. Martin's Minotaur)
How the Dead Dream / Lydia Millet (Counterpoint)
Netherland / Joseph O'Neill (Pantheon)
Knockemstiff / Donald Ray Pollock (Doubleday)
Lush Life / Richard Price (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Serena / Ron Rash (Ecco)
Breath / Tim Winton (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle / David Wroblewski (Ecco)

Poetry 詩

Watching the Spring Festival / Frank Bidart (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
For All We Know / Ciaran Carson (Wake Forest)
Colosseum / Katie Ford (Graywolf)
The Shadow of Sirius / W.S. Merwin (Copper Canyon)
National Anthem / Kevin Prufer (Four Way)

Mystery ミステリー

Wild Inferno / Sandi Ault (Berkley Prime Crime)
Lie Down with the Devil / Linda Barnes (St. Martin's Minotaur)
Ghost at Work / Carolyn Hart (Morrow)
The Private Patient / P.D. James (Knopf)
The Messengers of Death: A Mystery in Provence / Pierre Magnan, trans. from the French by Patricia Clancy (St. Martin's Minotaur)
Death's Half Acre / Margaret Maron (Grand Central)
Salt River / James Sallis (Walker)
Fear of Landing / David Waltner-Toews (Poisoned Pen)
The Calling / Inger Ash Wolfe (Harcourt)
SF/Fantasy/Horror SF/ファンタジー/ホラー

The Living Dead / Edited by John Joseph Adams (Night Shade)
Pump Six and Other Stories / Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade)
Ink and Steel / Elizabeth Bear (Roc)
City at the End of Time / Greg Bear (Del Rey)
Fallen / Tim Lebbon (Bantam Spectra)
Filter House / Nisi Shawl (Aqueduct)
Half a Crown / Jo Walton (Tor)

Mass Market  一般大衆
No One Heard Her Scream / Jordan Dane (Avon)
The Face / Angela Hunt (Mira)
Deadly Deceptions / Linda Lael Miller (HQN)
Heart of the Wolf / Terry Spear (Sourcebooks/Casablanca)
Private Arrangements / Sherry Thomas (Bantam)
Comics コミックス

Aya of Yop City / Marguerite Abouet and Clement Oubrerie (Drawn & Quarterly)
What It Is / Lynda Barry (Drawn & Quarterly)
Treasury of XXth Century Murder: The Lindbergh Child / Rick Geary (ComicsLit)
Alan's War / Emmanuel Guibert (First Second)
Kramers Ergot 7 / Edited by Sammy Harkham (Buenaventura Press)
The Education of Hopey Glass / Jaime Hernandez (Fantagraphics)
Slam Dunk / Takehiko Inoue (Viz)
Achewood: The Great Outdoor Fight / Chris Onstad (Dark Horse)
Bottomless Belly Button / Dash Shaw (Fantagraphics)
Tamara Drewe / Posy Simmonds (Houghton/Mariner)
Skim / Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki (Groundwood Books)
Travel / Yuichi Yokoyama (Picturebox)
Nonfiction ノンフィクション

How to Live: A Search for Wisdom from Old People (While They Are Still on This Earth) / Henry Alford (Twelve)
Nothing to Be Frightened Of Julian Barnes (Knopf)
The Journal of Helene Berr / Helene Berr, trans. from the French by David Bellos (Weinstein)
The Solitary Vice: Against Reading / Mikita Brottman (Counterpoint)
Abraham Lincoln: A Life / Michael Burlingame (Johns Hopkins Univ.)
The Forever War / Dexter Filkins (Knopf)
Outliers: The Story of Success / Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown)
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family / Annette Gordon-Reed (Norton)
Standard Operating Procedure / Philip Gourevitch and Errol Morris (Penguin)
Champlain's Dream / David Hackett Fischer (Simon & Schuster)
The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America / David Hajdu (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood / Mark Harris (Penguin Press)
Maggots in My Sweet Potatoes: Women Doing Time / Susan Madden Lankford (Humane Exposures)
God's Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, 570?1215 David Levering Lewis (Norton)
The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music / Steve Lopez (Putnam)
The Dark Side / Jane Mayer (Doubleday)
An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination: A Memoir / Elizabeth McCracken (Little, Brown)
How Beautiful It Is and How Easily It Can Be Broken / Daniel Mendelsohn (Harper)
The Soul of the Rhino: A Nepali Adventure with Kings and Elephant Drivers, Billionaires and Bureaucrats, Shamans and Scientists, and the Indian Rhinoceros
Hemanta Mishra with Jim Ottaway Jr. (Lyons)
Rogue Economics: Capitalism's New Reality / Loretta Napoleoni (Seven Stories)
Descent into Chaos / Ahmed Rashid (Viking)
Epilogue: A Memoir / Anne Roiphe (HarperCollins)
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life / Alice Schroeder (Bantam)
The Angel of Grozny: Orphans of a Forgotten War / Asne Seierstad (Basic)
Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives / Jim Sheeler (Penguin)
Audition: A Memoir / Barbara Walters (Knopf)
The Post-American World / Fareed Zakaria (Norton)

Lifestyle 生活文化

Made in Spain: Spanish Dishes for the American Kitchen / Jose Andres (Clarkson Potter)
Italian Grill / Mario Batali (Ecco)
How to Cook Everything: 2000 Simple Recipes for Great Food / Mark Bittman (Wiley)
Urban Italian: Recipes and True Stories from a Life in Food / Andrew Carmellini (Bloomsbury)
BakeWise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Baking / Shirley O. Corriher (Scribner)
Fish Without a Doubt: The Cook's Essential Companion / Rick Moonen and Roy Finamore (Houghton Mifflin)
No-Nonsense Guide to Menopause Barbara Seaman and Laura Eldridge (Simon & Schuster)
Eat Me: The Food and Philosophy of Kenny Shopsin / Kenny Shopsin and Carolynn Carreno (Knopf)
A Platter of Figs: And Other Recipes / David Tanis (Artisan)
Self-Esteem Trap: Raising Confident and Compassionate Kids in an Age of Self-Importance / Polly Young-Eisendrath (Little, Brown)

Religion 宗教

Who on Earth Was Jesus? The Modern Quest for the Jesus of History / David Boulton (O Books)
Jesus for President / Shane Claiborne and Chris Haw (Zondervan)
Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling / Andy Crouch (IVP)
My Jesus Year: A Rabbi's Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith / Benyamin Cohen (HarperOne)
O2: Breathing New Life into Faith / Richard Dahlstrom (Harvest House)
Sex and the Soul: Juggling Sexuality, Spirituality, Romance, and Religion on America's College Campuses / Donna Freitas (Oxford)
The Open Road: The Global Journey of the 14th Dalai Lama / Pico Iyer (Knopf)
The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology / Jack Kornfield (Bantam)
Reasons to Believe: One Man's Journey Among the Evangelicals and the Faith He Left Behind / John Marks (Ecco)
Saving Paradise: How Christianity Traded Love of This World for Crucifixion and Empire / Rita Nakashima Brock and Rebecca Ann Parker (Beacon)
Beyond Tolerance: Searching for Interfaith Understanding in America / Gustav Niebuhr (Viking)
Acedia & Me: A Marriage, Monks, and a Writer's Life / Kathleen Norris (Riverhead)
Liberty of Conscience: In Defense of America's Tradition of Religious Equality / Martha Nussbaum (Basic Books)
The Twenty-Piece Shuffle: Why the Poor and Rich Need Each Other / Greg Paul (David C. Cook)
The Great Emergence: How Christianity Is Changing and Why / Phyllis Tickle (Baker Books)

Religion Fiction 宗教フィクション

The Shape of Mercy / Susan Meissner (WaterBrook)
Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana / Anne Rice (Knopf)
Children's Picture Books 児童絵本・写真本

In a Blue Room / Jim Averbeck, illus. by Tricia Tusa (Harcourt)
The Girl in the Castle Inside the Museum / Kate Bernheimer, illus.by Nicoletta Ceccoli (Schwartz & Wade)
The Day Leo Said I Hate You! / Robie Harris, illus. by Molly Bang (Little, Brown)
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes / Mem Fox, illus. by Helen Oxenbury (Harcourt)
A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever / Marla Frazee (Harcourt)
What to Do About Alice? / Barbara Kerley, illus. by Edwin Fotheringham (Scholastic)
Wave / Suzy Lee (Chronicle)
Adele & Simon in America / Barbara McClintock (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Silly Lilly and the Four Seasons / Agnes Rosenstiehl (Raw Jr./Toon)
There Are Cats in This Book / Viviane Schwarz (Candlewick)
Smash! Crash! / Jon Scieszka, illus. by David Shannon, Loren Long and David Gordon (Simon & Schuster)
One Boy / Laura Vaccaro Seeger (Roaring Brook)
How I Learned Geography / Uri Shulevitz (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Jack and the Box / Art Spiegelman (Raw Jr./Toon)
The House in the Night / Susan Marie Swanson, illus. by Beth Krommes (Houghton Mifflin)

Children's Fiction 子供向けフィクション

Chains / Laurie Halse Anderson (Simon & Schuster)
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume 2: The Kingdom on the Waves / M.T. Anderson (Candlewick)
The Penderwicks on Gardam Street / Jeanne Birdsall (Knopf)
Masterpiece / Elise Broach (Holt)
Graceling / Kristin Cashore (Harcourt)
The Hunger Games / Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)
Little Brother / Cory Doctorow (Tor)
Bog Child / Siobhan Dowd (David Fickling)
Dark Dude / Oscar Hijuelos (Atheneum)
Tender Morsels / Margo Lanagan (Knopf)
Savvy / Ingrid Law (Dial)
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks / E. Lockhart (Hyperion)
Sunrise over Fallujah / Walter Dean Myers (Scholastic)
Nation / Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins)

Children's Nonfiction 子供向けノンフィクション

The Year We Disappeared: A Father-Daughter Memoir / Cylin Busby & John Busby (Bloomsbury)
What the World Eats / Faith D'Aluisio, photos by Peter Menzel (Tricycle)
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out / National Children's Book and Literary Alliance, intro. by David McCullough (Candlewick)
The Trouble Begins at 8: A Life of Mark Twain in the Wild, Wild West / Sid Fleischman (Greenwillow)
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball / Kadir Nelson (Hyperion/Jump at the Sun)
Ain't Nothing but a Man: My Quest to Find the Real John Henry / Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson (National Geographic)

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