At least that is what the editors of Oxford Dictionaries say. Here is the definition as well as the runners-up.
Archive for Awards
Just released, Amazon presents multiple lists of best books. Not only is there a “best book” list as selected by Amazon’s editors, but there are more than 20 categories of ‘best books” to peruse from art to teen/young adult; you also have access to previous compilations back to 2004. In addition, there are links to its book blog Omnivoracious and its author interview section. A lotta readin’ to do!
For prize winners, their citations and biographies, other nominees, past winners, and additional links, please come here.
For all the awards, the citations, biographical information, and the runners-up, please come here.
Read all about it here. Photos, videos, the shortlist of nominees and links to previous POYs are also available.
Well, here we go! Best NonFiction, Fiction, Case Books (Mysteries) of 2012 (Wall Street Journal); Page Turners (The Economist); Best Books of 2012 (Financial Times); Books of the Year 2012 (The Guardian); 100 Notable Books of 2012 (The New York Times); Books of the Year 2012 (The Atlantic); Best Books of the Year: Top 100 Picks for 2012 (Amazon); Best Books of 2012 (Barnes & Noble); Best Books and Media of 2012 (Library Journal); Outstanding Academic Titles, 2012: Top 25 Books (Choice); Best Nonfiction of 2012 (Kirkus Reviews); Best Books 2012 (Publishers Weekly); and Top 10 of 2012 (Slate). There’s still time to go out and buy a book for someone, no matter the format. We’ll be spending our down time with OUR present (we know, we know, we’re not supposed to know) – Peter Brown’s Through the Eye of a Needle, along with several books of British naval fiction.