Post-Dispatch rounds up favorite books of 2011

Post-Dispatch rounds up favorite books of 2011

Every December, the Post-Dispatch compiles a list of some of the best books of the year after quizzing freelance reviewers, polling a few book sellers and considering some of the books chosen by other publications or award committees.

This year, a look at other best-book lists reveals as diverse a selection as seen in a long time.

Another list, this one from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, includes the following categories:

  • fiction
  • nonfiction
  • biography and memoir
  • military
  • regional
  • crime thrillers
  • poetry

There’s also a link (in the box labeled Related Stories) to a list of local book sellers’ favorites of the year.