Read in 2013

  1. Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss
  2. The Postman Always Rings Twice by James Cain
  3. Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi
  4. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
  5. Back of the House by Scott Haas
  6. The Son by Philipp Meyer
  7. Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
  8. Truth in Advertising by John Kenney
  9. Tomorrow there will be Apricots by Jessica Soffer
  10. Kind of Kin by Rilla Askew
  11. Strange Stone: Distpatches from East and West by Peter Hessler
  12. Standing in Another Man’s Grave by Ian Rankin
  13. Amity & Sorrow by Peggy Riley
  14. The Zero by Jess Walter
  15. Tampa by Alissa Nutting
  16. Fin & Lady by Cathleen Schine
  17. Brewster by Mark Slouka
  18. Flora by Gail Godwin
  19. The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
  20. On Sal Mal Lane by Ru Freeman
  21. The One I Left Behind by Jennifer McMahon
  22. Angelopolis by Danielle Trussoni
  23. Jacob’s Folly by Rebecca Miller
  24. Norwegian by Night by Derek Miller
  25. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  26. Cinnamon & Gunpowder by Eli Brown
  27. Claire DeWitt and the Bohemian Highway by Sara Gran
  28. The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner
  29. Visitation Street by Ivy Pochodoa
  30. TransAtlantic by Colum McCann
  31. Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin
  32. Circle of Shadows by Imogen Robertson
  33. The Last Train to Zona Verde by Paul Theroux
  34. What the Family Needed by Steve Amsterdam
  35. The Queen’s Gambit by Elizabeth Fremantle
  36. The Sharper the Knife the Less You Cry by Kathleen Flinn
  37. The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
  38. You are One of Them by Elliot Holt
  39. The Beggar King by Oliver Plotzsch
  40. The Romeo & Juliet Code by Phoebe Stone
  41. The River of No Return by Bee Ridgway
  42. Steal the Menu by Raymond Sokolov
  43. Italian Ways by Tim Parks
  44. Crucible of Gold by Naomi Novik
  45. Hard Rain Falling by Don Carpenter
  46. Blue Plate Special by Kate Christensen
  47. The Unwinding by George Packer
  48. The Last Banquet by Jonathan Grimwood
  49. Snow Hunters by Paul Yoon
  50. The Realm of Last Chances by Steve Yarbrough
  51. Alex by Pierre Lemaitre
  52. MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood
  53. The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan
  54. The Poisoned Pilgrim by Oliver Potzsch
  55. Seven for a Secret by Lyndsay Faye
  56. 90 Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Foodby Rose George
  57. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  58. Loyalty by Ingrid Thoft
  59. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
  60. Three Square: The Invention of the American Meal by Abigail Carroll
  61. Lexicon by Max Barry
  62. On the Noodle Road: From Beijing to R0me with Love and Pasta by Jen Lin-Liu
  63. Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking by Anya Von Bremzen
  64. Idiopathy by Sam Byers
  65. The Night Guest Fiona McFarlane
  66. The Celestials by Karen Shepard
  67. Anything That Moves: Renegade Chefs, Fearless Eaters, and the Making of a New American Food Culture by Dana Goodyear
  68. Hild by Nicola Griffith
  69. Longbourn by Jo Baker
  70. The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
  71. 50 Foods: The Essentials of Good Taste by Ed Behr
  72. The Cartographer of No Man’s Land by P.S. Duffy
  73. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  74. Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
  75. The Wet and the Dry: A Drinker’s Journey by Larence Osborne
  76. The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vasquez
  77. The Two Hotel Francforts by David Leavitt
  78. This is Running for Your Life: Essays by Michelle Orange
  79. Country Girl: A Memoir by Edna O’Brien
  80. The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
  81. Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure by Samira Kawash
  82. The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
  83. My Life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead
  84. Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick
  85. By Blood We Live by Glenn Duncan
  86. Necessary Errors by Caleb Crain