Book Recommendations - Best Fiction Books of 2009
GiftLit announces our choices for the Best Fiction Books of 2009 that includes unforgettable stories from upcoming and award-winning authors.
Best Fiction Books of 2009
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese – This magnificent novel that moves from India to Ethiopia to an inner-city hospital in New York City tells the unforgettable story of one man who must entrust his life to the surgeon father who abandoned him and his twin brother who betrayed him. Get more fiction book recommendations.
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann – Winner of the National Book Award this sweeping and beautifully written novel about the mystery of life in New York City lifts us up for "a sky-scraping, dizzy glimpse of something greater". Get more fiction book recommendations.
The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood – Award-winning author Margaret Atwood follows the trajectory of our current environmental problems to a shattering conclusion in this inventive novel infused with scientific knowledge, ecological awareness and ethical insights. Get more fiction book recommendations.
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel – Delving deeply into the psychology of Thomas Cromwell, the man behind the throne, this witty and fresh portrait of King Henry VIII’s court is the winner of the 2009 Man Booker Prize and has just been released in the U.S. Get more fiction book recommendations.
That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo – From Pulitzer prize-winner Russo, this dense, but wryly funny novel, tells the story of a marriage and of all the other ties that bind. Get more fiction book recommendations.
The Musum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk – Set in 1975 in an Istanbul half Western and half traditional, this masterful novel from Nobel winner Pamuk is the story of a man whose battle between duty and love leads to a tortured path into obsession. Get more fiction book recommendations.
Lark & Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips – Set in the 1950s in West Virginia and Korea, Lark and Termite is a moving exploration of family love and a wrenching portrait of the ramifications of war. Get more fiction book recommendations.
The Girl Who Played with Fire by Larsson Stieg – With powerful prose and intriguing characters, this second thriller from best-selling author Stieg crackles with stunning twists as Salander and Blomkvist again embark on the trail of a sinister criminal enterprise. Get more fiction book recommendations.
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