Washington Post's Top Ten Books of 2016

The onslaught of best-of-the-year lists continues. This time The Washington Post has collected it's top ten books of 2016. There are a few surprises alongside some familiar titles.

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee

News of the World by Paulette Jiles

The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar

Rogue Heroes by Ben Macintyre

Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets by Svetlana Alexievich

Swing Time by Zadie Smith

The Trespasser by Tana French

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead