Best books read in 2002 (listed alphabetically by author)

  • Brooks, Geraldine. Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague

  • Connelly, Michael. The Last Coyote

  • Dallas, Sandra. Alice's Tulips

  • Diamant, Anita. The Red Tent

  • Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee. Sister of My Heart

  • Hillenbrand, Laura. Seabiscuit: An American Legend

  • Mason, Richard. The Drowning People

  • McDermid, Val. A Place of Execution

  • Pears, Iain. An Instance of the Fingerpost

  • Stephenson, Neal. The Diamond Age

Honorable Mention

  • Blacker, Terence. Kill Your Darlings

  • Coben, Harlan. Gone for Good

  • Palliser, Charles. The Unburied

  • Rice, Christopher. A Density of Souls

  • Strout, Elizabeth. Amy and Isabelle

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