CPL’s 2020 Best of the Best

The excellent folks over at the Chicago Public Library have picked their favorite books of 2020, and 19 Macmillan titles made the list!

Top 20

LUSTER by Raven Leilani
THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary Mantel

Best Adult Books

THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre Mask
BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. Cosby
CLEANNESS by Garth Greenwell
DEAR CHILD by Romy Hausmann
THE DRAGONS, THE GIANT, THE WOMEN: A Memoir by Wayétu Moore
THE EMPRESS OF SALT AND FORTUNE by Nghi Vo
HOMIE: Poems by Danez Smith
THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by V. E. Schwab
JACK by Marilynne Robinson
JUST US: An American Conversation by Claudia Rankine
THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG-DISTANCE CARTOONIST by Adrian Tomine
MIGRATIONS by Charlotte McConaghy
PEW by Catherine Lacey
THE PINK LINE: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers by Mark Gevisser
PIRANESI by Susanna Clarke
RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí Clark
SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS by Kawai Strong Washburn

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