40 Books from 2019 You Need to Read in 2020

Best Literature and Fiction Books of 2019

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Stationery Shop by Marian Kamali
A Pure Heart by Rajia Hassib
The Memory Police by Yolo Ogawa
Everything Inside (Fiction) by Edwidge Danticat
The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri
Girl (A Novel) by Edna O’Brien
Girl, Woman, Other (A Novel) by Bernadine Evaristo
Disappearing Earth (A Novel) by Julia Phillips
The Topeka School (A Novel) by Ben Lerner

Best True Crime of 2019

She Said by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey
Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep
Catch and Kill by Ronan Farrow

Best Business and Leadership Books of 2019

Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas that Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries by Safi Bahcall
Anxious Times: Medicine and Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Britain by Amelia Bonea, Melissa Dickson, Sally Shuttleworth and Jennifer Wallis
Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez
Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America by Christopher Leonard
The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes The World by Melinda Gates

Best Memoir of 2019

Long Live The Tribe of Fatherless Girls: A Memoir by T Kira Madden
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb
Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family by Mitchell S Jackson
What My Mother and I Don’t Talk About: Fifteen Writers Break The Silence by Michele Filgate

Best Parenting of 2019

The Books You Wish Your Parents Had Read by Philippa Perry
The Danish Way of Parenting by Jessica Joelle Alexander and Iben Dissing Sandahl

Best Political Books of 2019

Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography, Volume Three: Herself Alone by Charles Moore
A Short History of Brexit: From Brentry to Backstop by Kevin O’Rourke

Best Mysteries and Thrillers of 2019

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of 2019

Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan
Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James
Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey

Best Humour and Entertainment Book of 2019

Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life by Ali Wong

Best Young Adult Books of 2019

The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante
I Love You So Mochi by Sarah Kuhn

Best Cooking, Food and Wine Books of 2019

From the Oven to the Table by Mitchell Beazley
The Way We Eat Now: Strategies for Eating in a World of Change by Bee Wilson
Save Me the Plums (A Memoir/Novel) by Ruth Reichl

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