The best fiction of 2011

The best fiction of 2011 – Books – Salon.com

In a stellar year for the novel, these five books stood above all others

Salon’s Laura Miller lists the five best novels of the year:

  • The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
  • Pym by Mat Johnson
  • State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
  • The Tragedy of Arthur by Arthur Phillips
  • The Pale King by David Foster Wallace

There are links to Salon’s review of each book.

And, as a bonus, there’s an extensive list of “honorable mentions.”