2023's Top 10 Books

'NYT' is out with its favorite tomes
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 2, 2023 2:00 PM CST
The Top Books of 2023
Irish author Paul Murray poses with his book "The Bee Sting" during a photo-call with the six short-listed authors for the Booker Prize in London on Thursday.   (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

It's the most listicle time of the year, and the New York Times book staff is out with its top 10 list of the best books of 2023. The Times staff notes that they watch literary releases crossing their desks carefully all year and that when it comes time to vote for the best, "things can get heated." Without further ado, the top 10 of 2023 along with a link to the original Times review:

Not on the list? This year's Booker Prize winner. (More best of 2023 stories.)

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