The Ten Best Books I Read in 2013

  1. New York, The Novel – Edward Rutherfurd
  2. Backstory – David Mitchell
  3. Empire of the Summer Moon – S. C. Gwynne
  4. Stonemouth – Iain Banks
  5. Waging Heavy Peace – Neil Young
  6. The Turn of the Screw – Henry James
  7. Son of the Wilderness, The Life of John Muir – Linnie Marsh Wolfe
  8. Isle of Noises: Conversations with Great British Songwriters – Daniel Rachel
  9. Manage Your Day-to-Day – Jocelyn K. Glei
  10. Mastermind, How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes – Maria Konnikova