Here’s to 2016

Our annual roundup of Coffee House’s books that landed on bookstore and media best-of lists for 2016 has arrived. Eleven books ended up on twenty-eight different favorite and recommendation lists. Here’s to the great year that was 2016. We can’t wait for more good things to come in 2017!

Among Strange Victims by Daniel Saldaña París
The Guardian,Best Books of 2016 – Part One
Paste,21 of the Best New Novels Translated into English
The Wild Detectives, “The ‘Bestest’ of 2016
Unabridged Bookstore, “Favorite Books of 2016

Everything I Found on the Beach by Cynan Jones
Star Tribune,Books We Love: Suggestions from 10 of Our Most Trusted Critics

Pretentiousness: Why It Matters by Dan Fox
New York Times Sunday Book Review,100 Notable Books of 2016
Slate,Mark O’Connell’s 10 Favorite Books of 2016
Vol. 1 Brooklyn,A Year of Favorites: Jason Diamond

Problems by Jade Sharma
Publishers Weekly,Best Books 2016
Phinney Books, “Kim’s 2016 Top 10
Esquire,The 25 Best Books of 2016
Vulture,The 10 Best Books of 2016
Bustle,18 Books to Give Your Best Friend
Nylon,The 20 Best Books of 2016
Huffington Post,18 Best Fiction Books of 2016
Literary Hub,Literary Hub’s Best Books 0f 2016
Roscoe Books, “Roscoe Books Best Books of 2016
Entropy,Best of 2016: Best Fiction Books

A Collapse of Horses by Brian Evenson
LitReactor, “Best Books of 2016
NPR, “Book Concierge: Our Guide to 2016’s Great Reads
Electric Literature,25 Best Short Story Collections of 2016
Vice,The 22 Best Books I Read in 2016
Entropy,Best of 2016: Best Fiction Books

I’ll Tell You in Person by Chloe Caldwell
LitReactor, “Best Books of 2016
Bustle,18 Books to Give Your Best Friend
Vol. 1 Brooklyn,A Year of Favorites: Jason Diamond
Entropy,Best of 2016: Best Non-Fiction Books

Fish in Exile by Vi Khi Nao
Deep Vellum, “Spotlight: Will Evans’ Best Of 2016 Reading List
Vol. 1 Brooklyn,A Year of Favorites: Tobias Carroll
Vice,The 22 Best Books I Read in 2016
Entropy,Best of 2016: Best Fiction Books

Unbearable Splendor by Sun Yung Shin
Chicago Review of Books,The Best Poetry Books of 2016
Subtext Books, “Matt’s Top Ten Books of 2016
Unabridged Bookstore, “Favorite Books of 2016
Entropy,Best of 2016: Best Poetry Books

They and We Will Get Into Trouble for This by Anna Moschovakis
New Yorker,The Books We Loved in 2016

The Revolutionaries Try Again by Mauro Javier Cardenas
New Yorker,The Books We Loved in 2016

Songs from a Mountain by Amanda Nadelberg
Entropy,Best of 2016: Best Poetry Books

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