The Bestsellers ofIn , the cultural conversation has been dominated by the constant churn of political news. But, as always, we found comfort and inspiration in books. Fiction can offer an escape, but also new insight into the problems that plague us in the real world, and this year we turned to novels and short story collections that offered both. Of the books we read this year, these stood out as the most striking, the most memorable and the most unmissable. Here are our favorite works of fiction from The child of fundamentalist Christians, Mary was raised off the grid; when she moved out on her own, she spent years traveling the world hoping to find herself. Read our review.
Best Selling Books 2017
Bestselling books of 2017: the top 100
Most notable is the fact that it was the year the crayons quit: for the previous two years, coloring books dominated the trade paper list, but sales fell precipitously in In , the 31 trade paper coloring books that peppered the lists, six of which were in the longest-running group, hogged a total of slots— The Big Five controlled In , those figures were Of the hardcover fiction titles that hit the lists, a mere six came from outside the power publishers.
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1. "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2"
Whether you prefer your reading sexy and satirical, political and polarizing, or simply amusing, the year's best releases are guaranteed to hit the spot by providing some much-needed escapism, while challenging the status quo and sparking timely conversation. The best books of have guided us through this messy year with the opportunity to see the world beyond our close confines, allow us to learn more deeply about the human experience, or simply offer valuable entertainment. We live in exhausting times—why not escape for a bit with a book? In her previous acclaimed biography of Putin, Man Without a Face , she targeted the leader of the totalitarian regime. Now she shifts perspective and focuses on the lives of seven characters affected by political crackdown of