Reveals the Top 10 ‘Best Books of the Year’ for 2013

Screenshot 2013 11 12 20 47 19 has announced its editors have chosen the top 10 ‘Best Books of the Year’ for 2013, titles released in Canada this year. The top book along with three others (noted by asterisks below) are by Canadian authors.

  1. The Luminaries* by Eleanor Catton
  2. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  3. Thank You For Your Service by David Finkel
  4. The Son by Philipp Meyer
  5. Caught* by Lisa Moore
  6. The Woman Upstairs* by Claire Messud
  7. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
  8. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
  9. Tenth of December by George Saunders
  10. The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914* by Margaret Macmillan

Eleanor Catton’s novel, The Luminaries, earned the top spot this year and also recently won the 2013 Man Booker Prize. The book is also a finalist for the 2013 Governor General’s Literary Awards.

Earlier this year revealed the most well-read cities in Canada—find out if you’re in one of the top cities.

You can check out the entire book list here on where you can purchase them to read in the Kindle iOS app or on any Kindle device.