Our Most Celebrated Books of 2018

The end of the year brings parties, parades, Oscar-bait movies, and best-of book lists! We’re honored that so many of our books have gotten recognition. Here are our most celebrated books of 2018— happy reading. (And check out our earlier round-up of accolades for An American Marriage, which collected so many honors that it needed its own post).

Burning Down the Haus by Tim Mohr

A Rolling Stone Best Music Book of 2018
A Best Book of 2018 from BookPage
An Amazon Best Book of 2018— Humor and Entertainment
A Rough Trade Book of the Year
Chicago Public Library Best of 2018
Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence



Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison

An Indie Next Pick
A Booklist 2018 Editors’ Choice Pick






Seaweed Chronicles by Susan Hand Shetterly

An Amazon Editors’ Best Book of 2018—Science
Longlisted for the PEN / E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award




Other People’s Love Affairs by D. Wystan Owen

An Amazon Editors’ Best Book of 2018—Literature and Fiction




Southernmost by Silas House

An Indie Next Pick
A Booklist 2018 Editors’ Choice Pick





Minding the Store by Julie Gaines

One of Nylon‘s Best Illustrated Books of 2018




Tasting the Past by Kevin Begos

One of Paste‘s 14 Giftable Books for Drinkers
Named a Best Book for the Booze Connoisseur by BuzzFeed




The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose

A December Indie Next Pick





Damnation Island by Stacy Horn

A Mental Floss Best Book of 2018




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