Jazz – Toni Morrison
Songtag – Ben Mosher
Shuggie Bain – Douglas Stuart
Acts of Infidelity – Lena Andersson
Against Memoir – Michelle Tea
Chanson Douce – Leïla Slimani
Borrowed Finery – Paula Fox
Far Country: Scenes from American Culture – Franco Moretti
The Book of Endings – Leslie Harrison
Riots I Have Known – Ryan Chapman
Chalk: The Art and Erasure of Cy Twombly – Joshua Rivkin
Friday Black – Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Geisha – Mineko Iwasaki and Rande Gail Brown
There, There – Tommy Orange
Andy Warhol: a Biography – Wayne Koestenbaum
The Magic Mountain – Thomas Mann
Your Duck is My Duck – Deborah Eisenberg
The Mother Knot – Kathryn Harrison
Human Hours: Poems – Catherine Barnett
Notes on a Foreign: An American Abroad in a Post-American World – Suzy Hansen
Drinking Coffee Else: Stories – ZZ Packer
Performance Art: Live Art for the 21st Century – RoseLee Goldberg
Black Leopard, Red Wolf – Marlon James
Life Itself – Roger Ebert
Time Pieces: a Dublin Memoir – John Banville
The Fixer – Bernard Malamud
When Brooklyn Was Queer – Hugh Ryan
Mary Heilmann: Looking at Pictures – Whitechapel Gallery
Minutes of Glory and Other Stories – Ngugi wa Thigongo
The End of Loneliness – Benedict Wells
The Carrying – Ada Limón
Memories of the Future – Siri Hustvedt
Complete Poems: Hart Crane 
Self-ish – Chloe Schwenke
Look Homeward, Angel – Thomas Wolfe
Liars Poker – Michael Lewis
The World Began with Yes – Erica Jong
Crossing – Pajtim Stratovci
The Cosmopolitans – Sarah Schulman
Wagstaff: Before and After Robert Mapplethorpe – Philip Gefter
The Great Believers – Rebecca Makkai
Off the Wall: a Portrait of Robert Rauschenberg – Calvin Tomkins
Les Essais – Montaigne
The Long Accomplishment – Rick Moody
Calculus: An Intuitive and Physical Approach – Morris Kline
Bad Behavior – Mary Gaitskill
New People – Danzy Senna
The Twenty-Ninth Year – Hala Alyan
Deaf Republic –  Ilya Kaminsky
I’m Open to Anything – William E. Jones
Fifthy Miles from Tomorrow : A Memoir of Alaska and The Real People– William L. Iggiagruk Hensley
Washington Black – Esi Edugyan
The Tortilla Curtain – T.C. Boyle
Time is the Thing a Body Moves Through: an Essay  – T. Fleischmann
The Thief’s Journal – Jean Genet