The Best Books of 2016 (According to All The Best Book Lists)

The Best Books of 2016 (According to All The Best Book Lists)

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Tara Bellucci
Dec 27, 2016

Did you get to read everything you wanted to this year? If you're like me, you're not even close. I've got a towering stack of unread gems, and to top it off December is the month where everyone shares their top picks for best books, and our collective reading lists grow even longer. Thankfully, Quartz has tallied up 36 separate "Best of 2016" lists to give us the top picks for new titles across the (English-speaking) world.

Quartz tallied the top picks from over 30 sources, including magazines, newspapers, and even Bill Gates to come up with the collective best 20 books of the year. Each title was on a minimum of six different lists, with the top pick showing up on 24 of the 36.

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So there you have it, the 20 top books of 2016. You have four days until 2017 starts throwing new must-reads at us, so start catching up.

What was the best book you read this year? Tell us in the comments.

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