General Recommendations
Best Books of 2020
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Chicago Public Library recommends these titles as the best books published in 2020.
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Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Actress Actress
A Novel
Book - 2020
W. W. Norton & Company
FICTION
The Address Book The Address Book
What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power
Book - 2020
St. Martin's Press
HE336.S77M37 2020
After the Last Border After the Last Border
Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America
Book - 2020
Viking
E184.A1G66 2020
Afterlife Afterlife
A Novel
Book - 2020
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
FICTION
The Awkward Black Man The Awkward Black Man
Stories
Book - 2020
Grove Press
FICTION
Begin Again Begin Again
James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own
Book - 2020
Crown
E184.A1G554 2020
Blacktop Wasteland Blacktop Wasteland Book - 2020
Flatiron Books
FICTION
The Book of Rosy The Book of Rosy
A Mother's Story of Separation at the Border
Book - 2020
HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
JV6600.P34 2020
A Burning A Burning Book - 2020
Alfred A. Knopf
FICTION
Caste Caste
The Origins of Our Discontents
Book - 2020
Random House
HT725.U6W55 2020
Children of the Land Children of the Land Book - 2020
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
PS3608.E76845Z46 2020
A Children's Bible A Children's Bible
A Novel
Book - 2020
W.W. Norton & Company
FICTION
The City We Became The City We Became Book - 2020
Orbit
FICTION
Cleanness Cleanness Book - 2020
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
FICTION
The Cold Millions The Cold Millions
A Novel
Book - 2020
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
FICTION
Come Home, Indio Come Home, Indio
A Memoir
Paperback - 2020
Street Noise Books
E77.T47 2020
Conjure Women Conjure Women
A Novel
Book - 2020
Random House
FICTION
Crooked Hallelujah Crooked Hallelujah Book - 2020
Grove Press
FICTION
Days of Distraction Days of Distraction
A Novel
Book - 2020
Ecco
FICTION
Deacon King Kong Deacon King Kong Book - 2020
Riverhead Books
FICTION
The Dead Are Arising The Dead Are Arising
The Life of Malcolm X
Book - 2020
Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company
BP223.Z8L57655 2020
Dear Child Dear Child Book - 2020
Flatiron Books
FICTION
The Death of Vivek Oji The Death of Vivek Oji Book - 2020
Riverhead Books
FICTION
The Dragons, the Giant, the Women The Dragons, the Giant, the Women
A Memoir
Book - 2020
Graywolf Press
E184.L53M66 2020
Eat the Buddha Eat the Buddha
Life and Death in A Tibetan Town
Book - 2020
Random House
DS797.77.A63D46 2020
The Empress of Salt and Fortune The Empress of Salt and Fortune Paperback - 2020
Tom Doherty Associates
FICTION
Entangled Life Entangled Life
How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
Book - 2020
Random House
QK603.S425 2020
Everywhere You Don't Belong Everywhere You Don't Belong
A Novel
Book - 2020
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
FICTION
Fathoms Fathoms
The World in the Whale
Book - 2020
Simon & Schuster
QL737.C4G39 2020
Finna Finna
Poems
Paperback - 2020
One World
PS3613.A77555F56 2020
A Girl Is A Body of Water A Girl Is A Body of Water Book - 2020
Tin House
FICTION
The Glass Hotel The Glass Hotel Book - 2020
Alfred A. Knopf
FICTION
Golem Girl Golem Girl
A Memoir
Book - 2020
One World
RJ496.S74L44 2020
Group Group
How One Therapist and A Circle of Strangers Saved My Life
Book - 2020
Avid Reader Press
RC464.T38A3 2020
Hamnet Hamnet
A Novel of the Plague
Book - 2020
Alfred A. Knopf
FICTION
Hench Hench
A Novel
Book - 2020
William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
FICTION
Hidden Valley Road Hidden Valley Road
Inside the Mind of An American Family
Book - 2020
Doubleday
RC514.K648 2020
His Only Wife His Only Wife
A Novel
Book - 2020
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
FICTION
Homeland Elegies Homeland Elegies
A Novel
Book - 2020
Little, Brown and Company
FICTION
Homie Homie
Poems
Paperback - 2020
Graywolf Press
PS3619.M5748H66 2020
Hood Feminism Hood Feminism
Notes From the Women That A Movement Forgot
Book - 2020
Viking
E185.86.K46 2020
How Much of These Hills Is Gold How Much of These Hills Is Gold Book - 2020
Riverhead Books
FICTION
How to Make A Slave and Other Essays How to Make A Slave and Other Essays Paperback - 2020
Mad Creek Books, an imprint of The Ohio State University Press
PS3623.A35938A6 2020
Hurricane Season Hurricane Season Paperback - 2020
New Directions
FICTION
Igifu Igifu Paperback - 2020
Archipelago Books
FICTION
Interior Chinatown Interior Chinatown
A Novel
Paperback - 2020
Vintage Contemporaries
FICTION
Intimations Intimations
Six Essays
Paperback - 2020
Penguin Books
PR6069.M59I58 2020
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue Book - 2020
Tor
FICTION
Jack Jack Book - 2020
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
FICTION
Just Us Just Us
An American Conversation
Book - 2020
Graywolf Press
E185.86.R34 2020
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