Village Voice Favorite Books

Given by The Village Voice

269 Works 569,884 Books 20,325 Reviews ½ 3.9

The favorite books of the year as selected by the Village Voice. Note that these started out as the top 25, got as high as 27 and have gone as low as 10.

Years:
Todos, 2015 (9), 2014 (11), 2013 (15), 2012 (11), 2011 (16), 2010 (10), 2009 (10), 2008 (15), 2007 (20), 2006 (24), 2005 (25), 2004 (27), 2003 (25), 2002 (26), 2001 (25)
ObraAno
Eve's Hollywood de Eve Babitz
2015
Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection de Kate Beaton
2015
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg de Irin Carmon
2015
Welcome to Night Vale de Joseph Fink
2015
Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture and What We Can Do About It de Kate Harding
2015
The Argonauts de Maggie Nelson
2015
Talk de Linda Rosenkrantz
2015
Quicksand de Steve Toltz
2015
We all looked up de Tommy Wallach
2015
The Fever de Megan Abbott
2014
The Zone of Interest: A novel de Martin Amis
2014
The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food de Dan Barber
2014
Shoplifter de Michael Cho
2014
An Untamed State de Roxane Gay
2014
Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work de Melissa Gira Grant
2014
The Laughing Monsters de Denis Johnson
2014
California de Edan Lepucki
2014
American Cornball: A Laffopedic Guide to the Formerly Funny de Christopher Miller
2014
Mermaids in Paradise de Lydia Millet
2014
How to Be Both de Ali Smith
2014
Enemies Within: Inside the NYPD's Secret Spying Unit and bin Laden's Final Plot Against America de Matt Apuzzo
2013
Traveling Sprinkler de Nicholson Baker
2013
The Riot Grrrl Collection de Lisa Darms
2013
At the Bottom of Everything de Ben Dolnick
2013
The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book: Uncommon Recipes from the Celebrated Brooklyn Pie Shop de Emily Elsen
2013
Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson de Jeff Guinn
2013
Meaty: Essays de Samantha Irby
2013
The Flamethrowers de Rachel Kushner
2013
Dissident Gardens de Jonathan Lethem
2013
Taipei de Tao Lin
2013
The Fun Parts: Stories de Sam Lipsyte
2013
Very Recent History: An Entirely Factual Account of a Year (c. AD 2009) in a Large City de Choire Sicha
2013
Out of Time: Philip Guston and the Refiguration of Postwar American Art (The Phillips Book Prize Series) de Robert Slifkin
2013
The Best of Connie Willis: Award-Winning Stories de Connie Willis
2013
Lotería de Mario Alberto Zambrano
2013
Weiwei-isms de Weiwei Ai
2012
Tio Patinhas por Carl Barks: "Nadando Em Dinheiro" de Carl Barks
2012
Você É Minha Mãe? de Alison Bechdel
2012
Gone Girl de Gillian Flynn
2012
1948 de Yoram Kaniuk
2012
Bring Up the Bodies de Hilary Mantel
2012
Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace de D.T. Max
2012
My Heart Is an Idiot: Essays de Davy Rothbart
2012
Eat the City: A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Winemakers, and Brewers Who Built New York de Robin Shulman
2012
MP3: The Meaning of a Format (Sign, Storage, Transmission) de Jonathan Sterne
2012
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? de Jeanette Winterson
2012
Ready Player One de Ernest Cline
2011
The Scale of Maps de Belén Gopegui
2011
Rome: A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History de Robert Hughes
2011
Beauty Is in the Street: A Visual Record of the May '68 Paris Uprising de Johan Kugelberg
2011
Learning to Live Out Loud: A Memoir de Piper Laurie
2011
Age of Greed: The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America, 1970 to the Present de Jeff Madrick
2011
The Night Circus de Erin Morgenstern
2011
The Tiger's Wife de Téa Obreht
2011
The Buddha in the Attic de Julie Otsuka
2011
Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London's Ottolenghi de Yotam Ottolenghi
2011
Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion de Janet Reitman
2011
There But For The de Ali Smith
2011
Pulphead: Essays de John Jeremiah Sullivan
2011
Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other de Sherry Turkle
2011
Quiet Chaos de Sandro Veronesi
2011
Ai Weiwei's Blog: Writings, Interviews, and Digital Rants, 2006-2009 de Ai Weiwei
2011
The Anthology of Rap de Adam Bradley
2010
Witz de Joshua Cohen
2010
A Visit from the Goon Squad de Jennifer Egan
2010
Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty de Phoebe Hoban
2010
Encounter: Essays de Milan Kundera
2010
The Black Nile: One Man's Amazing Journey Through Peace and War on the World's Longest River de Dan Morrison
2010
Skippy Dies de Paul Murray
2010
Just Kids de Patti Smith
2010
How to Wreck a Nice Beach: The Vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop, The Machine Speaks de Dave Tompkins
2010
Six Novels in Woodcuts de Lynd Ward
2010
The Year of the Flood de Margaret Atwood
2009
Out of Now: The Lifeworks of Tehching Hsieh de Adrian Heathfield
2009
Strength in What Remains de Tracy Kidder
2009
Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman de Jon Krakauer
2009
Hold On to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene, 1973-1992 de Tim Lawrence
2009
The Interrogative Mood: A Novel? de Padgett Powell
2009
Inherent Vice de Thomas Pynchon
2009
Poems 1959-2009 de Frederick Seidel
2009
No Quarter: The Battle of the Crater, 1864 de Richard Slotkin
2009
Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned de Wells Tower
2009
What Can I Do When Everything's On Fire? de António Lobo Antunes
2008
2666 de Roberto Bolaño
2008
Nazi Literature in the Americas de Roberto Bolaño
2008
The Forever War de Dexter Filkins
2008
Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist de Nancy Goldstein
2008
The Other Side of the Island de Allegra Goodman
2008
The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation de Jonathan Hennessey
2008
Unaccustomed Earth de Jhumpa Lahiri
2008
A Mercy de Toni Morrison
2008
Netherland de Joseph O'Neill
2008
Personal Days de Ed Park
2008
Lush Life de Richard Price
2008
Exit Music de Ian Rankin
2008
My Vocabulary Did This to Me: The Collected Poetry of Jack Spicer (Wesleyan Poetry Series) de Jack Spicer
2008
State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America de Matt Weiland
2008
Christine Falls de Benjamin Black
2007
Nobodies: Modern American Slave Labor and the Dark Side of the New Global Economy de John Bowe
2007
Tearing Down the Wall of Sound: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector de Mick Brown
2007
The Yiddish Policemen's Union de Michael Chabon
2007
Varieties of Disturbance: Stories de Lydia Davis
2007
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao de Junot Díaz
2007
All About H. Hatterr de G. V. Desani
2007
Novels in Three Lines de Félix Fénéon
2007
The Long Embrace: Raymond Chandler and the Woman He Loved de Judith Freeman
2007
Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts de Clive James
2007
No One Belongs Here More Than You: Stories de Miranda July
2007
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism de Naomi Klein
2007
The Life of Kingsley Amis de Zachary Leader
2007
What the Dead Know de Laura Lippman
2007
A Russian Diary: A Journalist's Final Account of Life, Corruption, and Death in Putin's Russia de Anna Politkovskaya
2007
Barefoot Runner: The Life of Marathon Champion Abebe Bikila de Paul Rambali
2007
Ice de Vladimir Sorokin
2007
Petropolis de Anya Ulinich
2007
An Elemental Thing de Eliot Weinberger
2007
August Wilson Century Cycle de August Wilson
2007
Andy Warhol Screen Tests: the Films of Andy Warhol: Catalogue Raisonné de Callie Angell
2006
The Afterlife de Donald Antrim
2006
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic de Alison Bechdel
2006
On the Town: One Hundred Years of Spectacle in Times Square de Marshall Berman
2006
Our Town: A Heartland Lynching, a Haunted Town, and the Hidden History of White America de Cynthia Carr
2006
Drugs Are Nice: A Post-Punk Memoir de Lisa Crystal Carver
2006
The Totality for Kids (New California Poetry) de Joshua Clover
2006
The Thin Place de Kathryn Davis
2006
Twilight of the Superheroes: Stories de Deborah Eisenberg
2006
Voices of Time: A Life in Stories de Eduardo Galeano
2006
China Syndrome: The True Story of the 21st Century's First Great Epidemic de Karl Taro Greenfeld
2006
Half Life de Shelley Jackson
2006
All Aunt Hagar's Children de Edward P. Jones
2006
The Road de Cormac McCarthy
2006
The Emperor's Children de Claire Messud
2006
Lost Girls de Alan Moore
2006
Art Out of Time: Unknown Comics Visionaries 1900-1969 de Dan Nadel
2006
Exquisite Corpse: Surrealism and the Black Dahlia Murder de Mark Nelson
2006
The Last of Her Kind de Sigrid Nunez
2006
James Tiptree Jr: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon de Julie Phillips
2006
New York 2000: Architecture and Urbanism from the Bicentennial to the Millennium (New York) de Robert A. M. Stern
2006
Up Is Up, But So Is Down: New York's Downtown Literary Scene, 1974-1992 de Brandon Stosuy
2006
American Genius: A Comedy de Lynne Tillman
2006
Memorial: A Novel de Bruce Wagner
2006
Black Hole de Charles Burns
2005
Rubble: Unearthing the History of Demolition de Jeff Byles
2005
Like A Fiery Elephant: The Story of B.S. Johnson de Jonathan Coe
2005
The Sluts de Dennis Cooper
2005
The Year of Magical Thinking de Joan Didion
2005
Lunar Park de Bret Easton Ellis
2005
Love Creeps de Amanda Filipacchi
2005
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close de Jonathan Safran Foer
2005
Atomik Aztex de Sesshu Foster
2005
Veronica de Mary Gaitskill
2005
The Letters of Robert Lowell de Saskia Hamilton
2005
Times Like These de Rachel Ingalls
2005
Never Let Me Go de Kazuo Ishiguro
2005
Povel de Geraldine Kim
2005
Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story de Chuck Klosterman
2005
The Collected Fiction of Kenneth Koch de Kenneth Koch
2005
Magic for Beginners de Kelly Link
2005
99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style de Matt Madden
2005
My Life In CIA: A Chronicle of 1973 de Harry Mathews
2005
Other Electricities: Stories de Ander Monson
2005
Reflex: A Vik Muniz Primer de Vik Muniz
2005
Europeana: A Brief History of the Twentieth Century de Patrik Ouředník
2005
Afflicted Powers: Capital and Spectacle in a New Age of War de Retort
2005
Wimbledon Green de Seth
2005
Adrian Mole and The Weapons of Mass Destruction de Sue Townsend
2005
Wake Up, Sir! de Jonathan Ames
2004
Mr. Dynamite de Meredith Brosnan
2004
The Half Brother de Lars Saabye Christensen
2004
Molvanîa: A Land Untouched by Modern Dentistry de Santo Cilauro
2004
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell de Susanna Clarke
2004
Blood and Soap de Linh Dinh
2004
Old Friends de Stephen Dixon
2004
Chronicles: Volume One de Bob Dylan
2004
Happy Baby de Stephen Elliott
2004
Looking Forward to It: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the American Electoral Process de Stephen Elliott
2004
What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America de Thomas Frank
2004
Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett de Jennifer Gonnerman
2004
(some of) The Adventures of Carlyle, My Imaginary Friend (Iowa Poetry Prize) de Dainis Hazners
2004
The Line of Beauty de Alan Hollinghurst
2004
The Seas de Samantha Hunt
2004
In Praise of Blandness: Proceeding from Chinese Thought and Aesthetics de François Jullien
2004
You Have to Be Careful in the Land of the Free de James Kelman
2004
Grab Bag de Derek McCormack
2004
The Haunted Hillbilly de Derek McCormack
2004
April Fool's Day: A Novel (P.S.) de Josip Novakovich
2004
The Age of Sinatra (Soft Skull ShortLit) de David Ohle
2004
Snow de Orhan Pamuk
2004
Fidelity: Stories de Michael Redhill
2004
Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture de Lisa Robertson
2004
Persepolis II: The Story of a Return de Marjane Satrapi
2004
Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo de Ned Sublette
2004
Sayonara, Gangsters de Gen'ichirō Takahashi
2004
Brick Lane de Monica Ali
2003
Diane Arbus Revelations de Diane Arbus
2003
Any Human Heart de William Boyd
2003
American Woman de Susan Choi
2003
Elizabeth Costello de J. M. Coetzee
2003
P: A Novel de Andrew Conn
2003
Hey Nostradamus! de Douglas Coupland
2003
Pattern Recognition de William Gibson
2003
Final Girl de Daphne Gottlieb
2003
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time de Mark Haddon
2003
The Fatalist de Lyn Hejinian
2003
Fathom de Andrew Joron
2003
Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx de Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
2003
The Fortress of Solitude de Jonathan Lethem
2003
From the Atelier Tovar de Guy Maddin
2003
Viver para contar de Gabriel García Márquez
2003
Actress in the House de Joseph McElroy
2003
Who Sleeps with Katz de Todd McEwen
2003
Magic circles: The Beatles in dream and history de Devin McKinney
2003
No Caminho de Swann de Marcel Proust
2003
Uma História de Sarajevo de Joe Sacco
2003
River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West de Rebecca Solnit
2003
Politics de Adam Thirlwell
2003
The Book of Salt de Monique Truong
2003
The Frank Book de Jim Woodring
2003
My Loose Thread de Dennis Cooper
2002
Cards of Identity de Nigel Dennis
2002
You Shall Know Our Velocity de Dave Eggers
2002
The Mount: A Novel de Carol Emshwiller
2002
Baroness Elsa: Gender, Dada, and Everyday Modernity--A Cultural Biography de Irene Gammel
2002
State of Siege de Juan Goytisolo
2002
You Are Not a Stranger Here: Stories de Adam Haslett
2002
Nowhere Man: The Pronek Fantasies de Aleksandar Hemon
2002
Krazy & Ignatz 1925-1926: "There is a Heppy Land Furfur A-waay" de George Herriman
2002
Krazy & Ignatz 1927-1928: "Love Letters in Ancient Brick" de George Herriman
2002
Dear Mr. President de Gabe Hudson
2002
Depraved Indifference de Gary Indiana
2002
ego trip's Big Book of Racism! de Sacha Jenkins
2002
Henry Darger: In the Realms of the Unreal de John M. MacGregor
2002
The Captain Lands in Paradise: Poems de Sarah Manguso
2002
Atonement de Ian McEwan
2002
After the Quake de Haruki Murakami
2002
The Conversations: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film de Michael Ondaatje
2002
Cantiga de ninar de Chuck Palahniuk
2002
After Nature de W. G. Sebald
2002
Globalization and Its Discontents de Joseph E. Stiglitz
2002
This Is Not It de Lynne Tillman
2002
Under Radar de Michael Tolkin
2002
The Portable Promised Land: Stories de Touré
2002
A New Kind of Science de Stephen Wolfram
2002
Niagara de Mary Woronov
2002
London: The Biography de Peter Ackroyd
2001
Antebellum Dream Book de Elizabeth Alexander
2001
Views from the South de Sarah Anderson
2001
Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes From The American Indie Underground 1981-1991 de Michael Azerrad
2001
The Complete Works of Isaac Babel de Isaac Babel
2001
Non #5 de Jordan Crane
2001
Samuel Johnson Is Indignant: Stories de Lydia Davis
2001
The Last Summer of Reason de Tahar Djaout
2001
The Wig My Father Wore de Anne Enright
2001
The Corrections de Jonathan Franzen
2001
Annette Messager (La Creation Contemporaine) de Catherine Grenier
2001
By the Sea de Abdulrazak Gurnah
2001
Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity 1650-1750 de Jonathan I. Israel
2001
Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software de Steven Johnson
2001
Stranger Things Happen: Stories de Kelly Link
2001
Our Word is Our Weapon de Subcomandante Marcos
2001
Epic Encounters: Culture, Media, and U.S. Interests in the Middle East, 1945-2000 de Melani McAlister
2001
My Name Is Red de Orhan Pamuk
2001
Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus de Rick Perlstein
2001
Raymond Pettibon de Raymond Pettibon
2001
Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting: Afro-Asian Connections and the Myth of Cultural Purity de Vijay Prashad
2001
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal de Eric Schlosser
2001
Austerlitz de W. G. Sebald
2001
The Annotated "Here" de Marjorie Welish
2001
John Henry Days de Colson Whitehead
2001

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