The editors of the New York Times book review section have revealed their picks for Best Books of 2016. The list features a total of 10 books; five fiction books and five nonfiction titles.
Below, we’ve collected free samples of all the books for your reading pleasure. Did any of your favorites make it onto the list?
- The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan
- The North Water by Ian McGuire
- The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
- The Vegetarian written by Han Kang and translated by Deborah Smith
- War and Turpentine written by Stefan Hertmans and translated by David McKay
- At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails by Sarah Bakewell
- Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer
- Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
- In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi
- The Return: Fathers, Sons, and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar