Unlike the Publishers Weekly year end list which included no women, the NY Times has included a bunch of women on its 10 best list of 2009. In fact, 4 of the 5 fiction books are by women.
Here they are. Full list will appear in the December 13 book review.
Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It by Maile Meloy
A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel by Jeanette Walls
A Short History of Women by Kate Walbert
LIT: A Memoir by Mary Karr
Ramond Carver: A Writer’s Life by Carol Sklenicka
The 10 Best Books of 2009 (NY Times)