80 Best Books of the Year Lists

For Legend of a Suicide/Sukkwan Island:

#1 Book of the Year, El Economista (Mexico) 2010.

#1 Los Libreros Recomiendan (Spain) 2010.

#1 of top 100 Books for Summer, ABC (Spain) 2011.

#1 Book of the Year, Australian Literary Review 2009.

#2 Fiction of the Year, Que Leer (Spain) 2010.

#3 in Top Ten Foreign, El Periodico (Spain) 2010.

#4 Book of the Year, Culturamas (Spain) 2010.

HUMO (Belgium) Best Books of 2010.

Het Parool (Netherlands) Best Books of 2010.

Anchorage Daily News, Best Alaska Books 2010.

El Pais Best Books of Winter (Spain) 2010.

Le Point 20 Best Books of the Year (France) 2010.

Technikart (France) 10 Best Books of the Year 2010.

De Standaard (Belgium) Best Books of the Year 2010.

Spectator (UK) Best Books of the Year 2010.

Juneau Empire, Bright Moments of 2010.

Anchorage Daily News, Who’s Up Who’s Down for 2010.

Sudwestrundfunk Bestenliste (Germany) May 2011.

Seminary Co-Op Bookstores (Chicago), Top 20 Books 2010.

Times Literary Supplement Best Books of the Year 2009.

Observer Best Books of the Year 2009.

Guardian Books of the Decade: Your Best Books of 2009.

Guardian Christmas Books 2009.

Guardian 2009 Was The Year of the Short Story.

Guardian Books You Wished You Published (Canongate).

The Independent Culture Review of the Year 2009 (one of six books listed).

Sunday Business Post (Ireland) Critics’ Choice 2009 (one of 8 fiction books listed).

Telegraph Best Books of the Year 2009.

London Evening Standard Best Books of the Year 2009.

Esquire UK Gift List 2009 (one of two books listed).

Sunday Times Best Books in Autumn 2009 and Year Ahead in Books.

New Statesman Best Books of the Year 2009.

Australian Best Books of the Year 2009.

Times 3 To Watch 2009.

Harper’s Bazaar Autumn’s Essential Reads 2009.

Juneau Empire Top 5 Alaskan Authors 2009.

New York Times Notable Books 2008.

New York Times Editor’s Choice 2008.

Kansas City Star Top 10 Story Collections 2008.

San Francisco Chronicle Top 50 Fiction and Poetry of 2008.

 

For Caribou Island:

Washington Post Notable Books of 2011.

El Pais (Spain) Best Books of 2011.

National Post (Canada), Philip Marchand’s Top 10 Books of 2011.

New Zealand Listener Best Books of 2011.

Daily Mail (UK) 2011.

Anchorage Daily News, Arts picks for 2011.

Juneau Empire 2011.

New York Times Editor’s Choice 2011.

France Culture and Telerama 2011.

The Millions 2011.

Kobo’s top eBooks 2011.

The Australian Books of the Year 2011.

Guardian, Your Books of the Year 2011.

My Favorite Novels of 2011 (Ron Charles, Washington Post).

Los Libreros Recomiendan (Spain) 2011.

Go Mag (Spain) 2011.

El Corte Ingles (Spain), Top 8 Novels of 2011.

Los Libreros Recomiendan (Spain) 2011.

Vogue UK Top 5 to watch in 2011.

The Times, Hottest Reads in 2011.

The Daily Beast, 2011’s Most Anticipated Books.

Les Inrockuptibles (France) 2011.

Sudwestrundfunk Bestenliste (Germany) June 2012.

#1 Books to look out for in 2011, Australian Literary Review.

 

For Last Day On Earth: A Portrait of the NIU School Shooter:

NBCC Small Press Highlights of 2011.

 

For Dirt:

San Francisco Chronicle Best Fiction of 2012 (#6)

Observer Best Books of the Year 2012

New Statesman Best Books of the Year 2012

Trouw (Netherlands) Best Books of the Year 2012

SWR-Bestenliste (list by German critics)

New York Times Editor’s Choice 2012

#2 Book of the Year, Blisstopic (Spain)

Que Leer (Spain), Best Books of 2013

 

For Goat Mountain:

San Francisco Chronicle 100 Recommended Books of 2013

The Millions : Most Anticipate​d: The Great Second-Hal​f 2013 Book Preview

San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Books

Feedbooks ten favorite books of 2013

 

For Aquarium:

New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

Kirkus Best Fiction Book of 2015

Amazon Best Book of the first 6 months of 2015

The Most Eagerly Awaited Fiction of 2015, The Observer

March 2015 Indie Next Great Read

Amazon Best Book of the Month for March 2015

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