Finally, the moment we've all been waiting for: the big reveal of the Top 10 from our Best Books of 2011 list.



  1. State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

  2. The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

  3. The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

  4. Catherine the Great by Robert K. Massie

  5. Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

  6. The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta

  7. The Uncoupling by Meg Wolitzer

  8. Townie by Andre Dubus III

  9. What It Is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes

  10. In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson


Check out the full list here. Wondering what book took the #1 spot a year ago? You can find our "Best of 2010" coverage here.

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