Best Books: 2017

As in the best books I have read in 2017.


  • Jessie Burton, The Muse
  • Andrea Camilleri, A Nest of Vipers
  • Sarah Dunant, The Birth of Venus
  • Max Frisch, Homo Faber: Ein Bericht
  • Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees
  • Herta Müller, Herztier
  • Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood
  • Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart


  • Rupi Kaur, The Sun and Her Flowers


  • Joani Blank, Femalia
  • Lucian Freud, Lucian Freud: 1996-2005
  • Flaminio Gualdoni, Female Nude
  • Nick Karras, Petals
  • Christopher Lloyd, Edgar Degas: Drawings and Pastels
  • Jennifer M. McBride: Radical Discipleship: A Liturgical Politics of the Gospel
  • Azar Nafisi, Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
  • Nigel Slater, Eat: The Little Book of Fast Food
  • Samuel Wells, Hanging by a Thread: The Questions of the Cross