New York Times 10 Best Books of 2010

The 10 Best Books of 2010, as chosen by the editors of the New York Times Book Review.


Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

The New Yorker Stories by Ann Beattie

Room by Emma Donoghue

Selected Stories by William Trevor

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan


Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet by Jennifer Homans

Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics (1954-1981) with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes by Stephen Sondheim

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson