6:52 PM

Time's Top 10 of '09

Again, I haven't read any of these, but I will certainly try to get to some of them...Although after recently reading about how graphic some of the sex scenes in Jonathan Littell's The Kindly Ones are, I may opt to skip out on that one...then again, I guess it's pretty creative of him to compare the vagina to an unblinking Cyclops..

Top 10 Fiction Books

  1. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
  2. The Financial Lives of the Poets by Jess Walter
  3. Swimming by Nicola Keegan
  4. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  5. Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower
  6. Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi by Geoff Dyer
  7. In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin
  8. Beat the Reaper by Josh Bazell
  9. The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
  10. The Kindly Ones by Jonathan Littell