Here's my own ambitious list:
- Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman
- The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
- Sell and Market Your Way Out of This Recession by Nicholas Bate
- In Pursuit of Elegance by Matthew E. May
- Ordinary Men by Christopher R. Browning
- His Excellency George Washington by Joseph J. Ellis
- Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra
- American Lion by Jon Meacham
- At least a couple of books by Ed McBain
- Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens
- Londonistan by Melanie Phillips
- Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo
Here's a list from Cultural Offering.
And one from The Wall Street Journal.
ANOTHER UPDATE: A look at the new world of books from View from the Ledge.