January 31, 2023

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The best books of 2022 according to The Washington Post

The Washington Post tosses its hat to the ring of early-year book listings with a round-up of 10 of the best books according to their editors and reviewers.

The list includes a mix of fiction and non-fiction titles, with subjects ranging from colonialism to memoirs about friendships. Among the authors are a Nobel Prize winner and a Kirkus Prize winner.

Here are the Washington Post’s best books of 2022:

Afterlife of Abdulrazak Gurnah

Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

Mecca by Susan Straight

Confidence by Hernan Diaz

The Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart

Construction of a Nervous System by Margo Jefferson

G-Man: J Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century by Beverly Gage

The Petroleum Papers: Insights into the far-right conspiracy to cover up climate change by Geoff Dembicki

Stay Faithful by Hua Hsu

Weapons of Mass Deception: When the Republican Party Lost Its Mind by Robert Draper

Compared to Amazon and Barnes & Noble lists, the Washington Post’s list of the best books of 2022 is completely different, with the exception of one book it shares with Amazon’s (Demon Copperhead).

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