Most Overlooked Books of 2011

By Jason Boog Comment

What’s your favorite overlooked book this year? Add it to our growing list…

Today this GalleyCat editor joined New Hampshire Public Radio’s Word of Mouth show to talk about the most overlooked books of 2011 alongside Michele Filgate and Jodi Paloni.

But don’t take our word for it! Below, we’ve included links free samples of the overlooked books discussed on the show. We will add free samples of your favorite overlooked books as well.

Free Samples of the Most Overlooked Books of 2011

The Curfew by Jesse Ball

The Illumination by Kevin Brockmeier

The Missing of the Somme by Geoff Dyer

Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman

You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon

Say Her Name: A Novel by Francisco Goldman

The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore by Benjamin Hale

Pym: A Novel by Mat Johnson

Widow: Stories by Michelle Latiolais

The Farmer’s Cookbook: A Back to Basics Guide to Making Cheese, Curing Meat, Preserving Produce, Baking Bread, Fermenting, and More by Marie W. Lawrence

World Enough & Time, On Creativity and Slowing Down by Christian McEwen

Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War by Deb Olin Unferth

The Long Goodbye: A memoir by Meghan O’Rourke

The Conference of the Birds by Peter Sis (no sample available)

There But For The: A Novel by Ali Smith

Grandpa Green by Lane Smith

Habibi by Craig Thompson (no sample available)

If You Knew Then What I Know Now by Ryan Van Meter

The Isle of Blood (Monstrumologist) by Richard Yancey