Please forward this error screen to sharedip-1071804170. Enter the characters you see below Sorry, we just need to make sure you’re not a robot. The 50 Best Books of 2017 Whether you like your reading sexy and satirical or political and polarizing, these stand-out books are guaranteed to challenge the status quo and spark timely conversation. Whether you prefer your reading sexy and satirical, political and polarizing, or simply amusing, the year’s best releases are guaranteed to hit the spot by providing some much-needed escapism, 50 best extended essays challenging the status quo and sparking timely conversation.
The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha Gessen Winner of the 2017 National Book Award in Non-Fiction, Gessen’s latest juggernaut of a book about her native homeland of Russia examines Vladimir Putin’s rogue mafia state. In her previous acclaimed biography of Putin, Man Without a Face, she targeted the leader of the totalitarian regime. Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward In her second National Award-winning novel, Ward returns to the fictional town of Bois Sauvage, Mississippi, where her 2011 National Book Award-winning Salvage the Bones was set pre-Hurricane Katrina. This time, Ward’s lyrical story revolves around 13-year-old Jojo and his baby sister, Kayla, who live with their grandparents, Mam and Pop. Artemis, named after the first inhabited city on the moon and humanity’s first colony of the Solar System, is home to Jazz Bashara, a shady small-time smuggler, and the unlikely heroine of the novel. Adburraqib about the optimism of Chance the Rapper’s music in his vivid collection of essays.
Three Daughters of Eve by Elif Shafak When Peri Nalbantoglu is attacked on the streets of Istanbul one morning after a routine stop at Starbucks with her daughter, she mentions nothing to her bourgeois friends at a dinner party later that night. Heather, The Totality by Matthew Weiner From the creative genius behind Mad Men comes a chilling novel about the multitudes of the human psyche. Bobby from poverty stricken Harrison, New Jersey. Perel’s work explores this underlying question.