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Knopf Books Make The Times's Best Books of the Decade List

November 19th, 2009

The Times [UK] have released their “100 Best Books of the Decade” list, and we’re pleased to see how many Knopf titles have made the list, including the number one spot:

1. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
5. Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky
11. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
24. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
39. Runaway by Alice Munro
55. Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Baghdad’s Green Zone by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
69. My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk
72. True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
73. Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by Haruki Murakami
81. The Emperor’s Children by Claire Messud
83. This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War by Drew Gilpin Faust
94. Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found by Suketu Mehta
96. The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda’s Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright
98. Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie