The next installment of our list includes the biggest translation project of the year, some phenomenal debuts and a stellar second novel. Don't forget to tell us what your favorite book of 2011 was for a chance to win 10 free books!
21. Zone One by Colson Whitehead
22. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
23. Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness by Alexandra Fuller
24. The Submission by Amy Waldman
25. The Astral by Kate Christensen
26. 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
27. The Storm at the Door by Stefan Merrill Block
28. Lost in Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckoff
29. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
30. The Story of Charlotte's Web by Michael Sims
You can find all our Best Books of 2011 coverage (so far) by clicking here. Our Top 20 books will be revealed in our December issue.