Off the Shelf is a site that offers lists of recommended books on all kinds of different topics. It also allows readers to register so that they can place recommended books on their personal shelves. This list reveals which books were shelved the most during 2016 (though not all were originally published this year).
These are the five finalists in Book of the Month’s readers’ poll for the Book of the Year Award.
A hefty list of books that critics wish had gotten more love in 2016.
A list of lists from Off the Shelf.
Fiction takes up most of my reading time. If you, like me, could use some exposure to poetry, here are some suggestions.
Added bonus: At the bottom of this article you’ll find links to all the other Washington Post best books of 2016 lists.
From Maria Popova.
© 2016 by Mary Daniels Brown