Given that we’re soon going to be gearing up for our 2017 Annual Poll, it seemed like a good idea to bridge the gap between it and the 2015 poll because, as Dabney explained in her recent post, it just hasn’t been possible for us to do our annual poll for the Best Books of 2016. You may recall that the majority of AAR staffers chose their best books of the year in a series of posts that ran throughout December and January. Well, at around the same time, we had an internal poll of the books WE thought were the best of 2016. In lieu of doing a public poll, we thought you might like to see what our choices were – and to chime in in the comments with your own thoughts and suggestions.
Obviously, our tastes as a group can be quite diverse, so none of the books on this list received a mountain of votes; but there were clear winners – and runners-up – in some […]