With David Folkenflik
The best reads of 2018. We’ll hear picks from book critics and an independent bookseller.
We also have a list of the year's best books chosen by ... you! The listeners. Read through the picks here.
The Top Books Of 2018, As Chosen By Our Guests
- "The Sparsholt Affair," by Alan Hollinghurst
- "Severance," by Ling Ma
- "You're On An Airplane: A Self-Mythologizing Memoir," by Parker Posey
- "The House of Broken Angels," by Luis Alberto Urrea
- "Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America," by Beth Macy
On Point Interviews From The Year In Books
"Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women's Anger," by Soraya Chemaly
"These Truths: A History of the United States," by Jill Lepore
"Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom," by David Blight
"Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart," by Mimi Swartz
More Top Books Lists
New York Times: "100 Notable Books of 2018"
Publishers Weekly: "Best Books of 2018"
Washington Post: "Best books of 2018"
This program aired on November 26, 2018.