February 3, 2023

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The best books of the year according to the Oprah Daily

Oprah Daily is the latest to publish their list of the best books of the year. The list is 45 books long, handpicked by the editors of the Oprah Daily, and includes fiction and non-fiction. The range is wide, with genres and themes ranging from romance to fantasy, from biography to science. It also shares a few books with other best-of lists we’ve covered such as Barnes & Noble (Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin), Amazon (Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver), The Washington Post (Afterlives by Abdulrazak Gurnah) and The New York Times (An Immense World by Ed Yong).

The Oprah Daily’s Favorite Books of the Year are complete here. The following are the top 10 listed:

The Best Books of the Year from Oprah Daily

1. Afterlife of Abdulrazak Gurnah

2. All Lovers in the Night by Mieko Kawakami

3. Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson

4. Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

5. Dinosaurs by Lydia Millet

6. Anne Tyler French Braid

7. Homesick by Colin Barrett

8. Honey and Spices from Bolu Babalola

9. If I Survive You by Jonathan Escoffery

10. Killers of a Certain Age by Deanna Raybourn

Danika Ellis gives a nice breakdown between similar best-of book lists and this year’s best-sellers here.

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