Notable Books for Adults

Published annually, and selected by the Reference and User Services Association division of the ALA, recognizing the year’s 25 most important books.

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Breasts and Eggs
Book - 2020 Fiction, 2021
Nominees: Mieko Kawakami
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 91 on 14 copies
Deacon King Kong
Book - 2020 Fiction, 2021
Nominees: James McBride
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 205 on 76 copies
Hamnet
Book - 2020 Fiction, 2021
Nominees: Maggie O’Farrell
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 332 on 86 copies
Leave the World Behind
Book - 2020 Fiction, 2021
Nominees: Rumaan Alam
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 258 on 103 copies
Little Eyes
Book - 2020 Fiction, 2021
Nominees: Samanta Schweblin
Adult Fiction Book
Available in some locations
Piranesi
Book - 2020 Fiction, 2021
Nominees: Susanna Clarke
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 92 on 36 copies
Run Me to Earth
Book - 2020 Fiction, 2021
Nominees: Paul Yoon
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 36 on 15 copies
Shuggie Bain
Book - 2020 Fiction, 2021
Nominees: Douglas Stuart
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 86 on 71 copies
Temporary
Book - 2020 Fiction, 2021
Nominees: Hilary Leichter
Adult Fiction Book
Available in some locations
The Office of Historical Corrections
Book - 2020 Fiction, 2021
Nominees: Danielle Evans
New Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 96 on 26 copies
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