The usuals are on here: Chad Harbach’s The Art of Fielding, Jeffrey Eugenides’s The Marriage Plot, Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84, David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King (was that really this year?), and Joan Didion’s Blue Nights. But also, Jonathan Lethem’s The Ecstasy of Influence and Christopher Hitchens’s Arguably (which I picked up yesterday).
I know we’re all soon to be inundated with year-end lists, but the book lists (and music lists!) are always my favorites. Too bad I’ve been far too busy with grad school to read any of these yet.