From Zadie Smith's quarantine musings to Raven Leilani's incendiary debut, 20 of the best this year had to offer.
imitations by zadie smith, luster by raven leilani, and decon king kong by james mcbride
Books are both solace and inspiration. They light the way, even while enabling temporary escape from life’s worries, which is why here, we wanted to share 20 of the best books 2020 had to offer. Czech writer Milan Kundera once said, “The novel is the imaginary paradise of individuals.” The 13 transporting, captivating novels on this list provide some of that paradise right now.