Amazon Editors Unveil The Best Books of 2016 List

By Maryann Yin 

amazon304The Amazon editors have revealed their picks for Best Books of 2016. Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad took the number one spot on the list. In addition to a general list, the team has also put together top 20 lists in more than two dozen different categories.

We’ve listed the top 10 books below. Follow this link to see the full list of 100 titles. Did any of your favorites make the cut?

  1. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  2. The Wolf Road by Beth Lewis
  3. Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
  4. The Nix by Nathan Hill
  5. Mischling by Affinity Konar
  6. Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
  7. Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
  8. Pumpkinflowers by Matti Friedman
  9. Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
  10. Swing Time by Zadie Smith