Thursday, December 31, 2020

My Favorites of 2020

 2020 was trying and books came to the rescue more than ever. Here are my top ten for the year:

  1. Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town by Barbara Demick

  2. To the Lake: A Balkan Journey of War and Peace by Kapka Kassabova

  3. Street Without a Name: Childhood and Other Misadventures in Bulgaria by Kapka Kassabova

  4. Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

  5. Nights When Nothing Happened by Simon Han

  6. A Burning by Megha Majumdar

  7. The Book of Rosy: A Mother’s Story of Separation at the Border by Rosayra Pablo Cruz and Julie Schwietert Collazo

  8. A Promised Land by Barack Obama

  9. Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times by Katherine May

  10. The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

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