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NPR's Books We Love 2017

Great reads, every year, thoughtfully curated by NPR. This is the list from 2017, excluding cookbooks.
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Uncommon Type (Tom Hanks)
Uncommon Type (Tom Hanks)
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A.D.: After Death (Scott Snyder)
A.D.: After Death (Scott Snyder)
3
Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life (Jonathan Gould)
Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life (Jonathan Gould)
4
Ali: A Life (Jonathan Eig)
Ali: A Life (Jonathan Eig)
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5
Leopard at the Door (Jennifer McVeigh)
Leopard at the Door (Jennifer McVeigh)
6
Her Right Foot (Dave Eggers)
Her Right Foot (Dave Eggers)
7
Harmless Like You (Rowan Hisayo Buchanan)
Harmless Like You (Rowan Hisayo Buchanan)
8
Iraq +100: The First Anthology of Science Fiction to Have Emerged From Iraq (Hassan Blasim)
Iraq +100: The First Anthology of Science Fiction to Have Emerged From Iraq (Hassan Blasim)
9
The Seventh Function of Language (Laurent Binet)
The Seventh Function of Language (Laurent Binet)
10
Stay With Me (Ayobami Adebayo)
Stay With Me (Ayobami Adebayo)
11
Goodbye, Vitamin (Rachel Khong)
Goodbye, Vitamin (Rachel Khong)
12
Wolf in the Snow (Matthew Cordell)
Wolf in the Snow (Matthew Cordell)
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13
The World Broke in Two (Bill Goldstein)
The World Broke in Two (Bill Goldstein)
14
L'appart: The Delights and Disasters of Making My Paris Home (David Lebovitz)
L'appart: The Delights and Disasters of Making My Paris Home (David Lebovitz)
15
Breathless (Beverly Jenkins)
Breathless (Beverly Jenkins)
16
Mozart's Starling (Lyanda Lynn Haupt)
Mozart's Starling (Lyanda Lynn Haupt)
17
An Unkindness of Ghosts (River Solomon)
An Unkindness of Ghosts (River Solomon)
18
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors (Drew Daywalt)
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors (Drew Daywalt)
19
The Way of the Hare (Marianne Taylor)
The Way of the Hare (Marianne Taylor)
20
Too Much and Not the Mood (Durga Chew-Bose)
Too Much and Not the Mood (Durga Chew-Bose)
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21
Quicksand (Malin Persson Giolito)
Quicksand (Malin Persson Giolito)
22
Marlena (Julie Buntin)
Marlena (Julie Buntin)
23
Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) (David Sedaris)
Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) (David Sedaris)
24
Far From the Tree (Robin Benway)
Far From the Tree (Robin Benway)
25
Winter Tide (Ruthanna Emrys)
Winter Tide (Ruthanna Emrys)
26
Priscilla Gorilla (Barbara Bottner)
Priscilla Gorilla (Barbara Bottner)
27
Days Without End (Sebastian Barry)
Days Without End (Sebastian Barry)
28
River of Teeth (Sarah Gailey)
River of Teeth (Sarah Gailey)
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29
Eat Only When You're Hungry (Lindsay Hunter)
Eat Only When You're Hungry (Lindsay Hunter)
30
Everything Is Flammable (Gabrielle Bell)
Everything Is Flammable (Gabrielle Bell)
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The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter (Theodora Goss)
The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter (Theodora Goss)
32
Spoonbenders (Daryl Gregory)
Spoonbenders (Daryl Gregory)
33
Jabari Jumps (Gaia Cornwall)
Jabari Jumps (Gaia Cornwall)
34
One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter (Scaachi Koul)
One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter (Scaachi Koul)
35
Hello, Universe (Erin Entrada Kelly)
Hello, Universe (Erin Entrada Kelly)
36
On Second Thought (Kristan Higgins)
On Second Thought (Kristan Higgins)
37
An Unkindness of Magicians (Kat Howard)
An Unkindness of Magicians (Kat Howard)
38
Strange Practice (Vivian Shaw)
Strange Practice (Vivian Shaw)
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Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult (Bruce Handy)
Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult (Bruce Handy)
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The River Bank (Kij Johnson)
The River Bank (Kij Johnson)
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