It's that time of year again: Time to reveal our Top 50 books of the year! The full list will appear for the first time in our December issue, but as a teaser, here are numbers 26-50.

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26. The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
27. Joseph Anton by Salman Rushdie
28. Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures by Emma Straub
29. San Miguel by T.C. Boyle
30. Coming to My Senses by Alyssa Harad
31. Arcadia by Lauren Groff
32. The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin
33. Heading Out to Wonderful by Robert Goolrick
34. Battleborn by Claire Vaye Watkins
35. Canada by Richard Ford
36. By the Iowa Sea by Joe Blair
37. The Cove by Ron Rash
38. Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
39. Winter Journal by Paul Auster
40. Gypsy Boy by Mikey Walsh
41. The Uninvited Guests by Sadie Jones
42. In One Person by John Irving
43. Capital by John Lanchester
44. Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson
45. A Partial History of Lost Causes by Jennifer duBois
46. A Good American by Alex George
47. The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
48. Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan
49. Forgotten Country by Catherine Chung
50. Carry the One by Carol Anshaw

Starting this week, our editors will be posting about some of their favorites from the list, so there's plenty more "Best of" coverage to look forward to. Which books were on your list this year?

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