In their December 13th, 2009 issue, the New York Times Book Review listed their Ten Best Books of 2009.
The list included five fiction and five non-fiction titles, of which the Lincoln City Libraries own most. Here's the list, with hotlinks into the library catalog for the titles already owned. The others will be ordered!
Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It by Maile Meloy
Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem
A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
A Short History of Women by Kate Walbert
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes
The Good Soldiers by David Finkel
Lit: A Memoir by Mary Karr
Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed
Raymond Carver: A Writer's Life by Carol Sklenicka