San Francisco Chronicle: Best Books of 2009

San Francisco Chronicle chooses five Pantheon titles in its list of the 100 best books of the year: David Mazzucchelli’s Asterios Polyp; Mary Gaitskill’s Don’t Cry; Geoff Dyer’s Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi; Rory Nugent’s Down at the Docks; and Xianhui Yang’s Woman from Shanghai.