This list came out this week in the New York Times. Each year, I'm surprised by this list - the 100 Notable Books of [fill in year here]. I mean, I regularly scan the New York Times book reviews, and I (mainly) read from the longlists of the Man Booker Prize, the Women's Prize, and the National Book Award.
And yet . . .
I usually haven't even heard of the 100 Notable Books of [fill in year here]!
This year, I've read 5. (Which includes one I'm in the midst of reading right now.) And a few more are on my want-to-read list. But not many.
Looks like my list of possibilities just got longer. (Again.)
How about YOU? How many have you read?