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List Year's Best

The Best Books I Read in 1999

Listed alphabetically by author

Berg, A. Scott. Lindbergh

Cheever, Susan. Note Found in a Bottle: My Life as a Drinker

Connelly, Michael. The Black Echo

Danticat, Edwidge. Breath, Eyes, Memory

Deane, Seamus. Reading in the Dark

Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations

Joyce, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Krakauer, Jon. Into Thin Air

Lehane, Dennis. Gone, Baby, Gone

Paretsky, Sara. Hard Time

Tyler, Anne. A Patchwork Planet

Winchester, Simon. The Professor and the Madman


Biggest Disappointments of 1999

Cronkite, Walter. A Reporter’s Life

O’Connell, Carol. Shell Game