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Best Adult Fiction 2012

Books receiving at least three starred reviews from one of four major review sources: Booklist, Kirkus, Library Journal and Publishers Weekly.

The Middlesteins                                                                                         Jami Attenberg

In the Kingdom of Men                                                                              Kim Barnes

Running the Rift                                                                            Naomi Benaron

Ragnarok:  The End of the Gods                                                               A. S. Byatt

Gold                                                                                                                Chris Cleave

Perla                                                                                                               Carolina De Robertis

This is How You Lose Her                                                                           Junot Diaz

What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank                      Nathan Englander

The Round House                                                                                        Louise Erdrich

Arcadia                                                                                                          Lauren Groff

Angelmaker                                                                                                  Nick Harkaway

The Dog Stars                                                                                               Peter Heller

In One Person                                                                                               John Irving

The Ugly Duchess                                                                                        Eloisa James

Flight Behavior                                                                                             Barbara Kingsolver

Gods Without Men                                                                                      Hari Kunzru

Drifting House                                                                                              Krys Lee

Magnificence                                                                                               Lydia Millet

Home                                                                                                             Toni Morrison

The Street Sweeper                                                                                     Elliot Perlman

Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm:  A New English Version          Philip Pullman

The Cove                                                                                                       Ron Rash

Wish You Were Here                                                                                  Graham Swift

The Lower River                                                                                           Paul Theroux

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