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Kirkus Best Books of 2015 – Fiction

First, Publishers Weekly, then Library Journal, and now Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2015 Fiction lists which include 20 Macmillan titles:

Best Fiction
THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty
A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN by Lucia Berlin
PURITY by Jonathan Franzen
LAST RAGGED BREATH by Julia Keller
THE DARK FOREST by Cixin Liu
CRUCIFIXION CREEK by Barry Maitland
THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny
I REFUSE by Per Petterson
THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT by Helen Phillips
THE LOST CHILD by Caryl Phillips
THE WATCHMAKER OF FILIGREE STREET by Natasha Pulley
THE BLONDES by Emily Schultz
CHASING THE PHOENIX by Michael Swanwick
THE WAY THINGS WERE by Aatish Taseer
THE BIG GREEN TENT by Ludmila Ulitskaya
THE AFFINITIES by Robert Charles Wilson

Best Mysteries and Thrillers
LAST RAGGED BREATH by Julia Keller
CRUCIFIXION CREEK by Barry Maitland
THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny
THE BLONDES by Emily Schultz

Best Literary Fiction
THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty
A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN by Lucia Berlin
PURITY by Jonathan Franzen

Best Science Fiction and Fantasy
DARK ORBIT by Carolyn Ives Gilman
THE DARK FOREST by Cixin Liu
THE WATCHMAKER OF FILIGREE STREET by Natasha Pulley
CHASING THE PHOENIX by Michael Swanwick
THE AFFINITIES by Robert Charles Wilson

Best Popular Fiction
THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny
THE BLONDES by Emily Schultz

Best Fiction to Get Your Book Club Talking
THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty
THE MARK AND THE VOID by Paul Murray
THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT by Helen Phillips
THE LOST CHILD by Caryl Phillips

Best Historical Fiction
THE WATCHMAKER OF FILIGREE STREET by Natasha Pulley
THE BIG GREEN TENT by Ludmila Ulitskaya

Best Debut Fiction
THE WATCHMAKER OF FILIGREE STREET by Natasha Pulley

Best Story Collections
AMERICAN INNOVATIONS by Rivka Galchen
THE ASSASSINATION OF MARGARET THATCHER by Hilary Mantel

Visit KirkusReviews.com to see the full Fiction lists. Nonfiction, YA & more to be revealed in the weeks ahead!

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