Here’s a list of some of the Bookloft’s favorite books published in 2017:


Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld

The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith


Paris in the Present Tense by Mark Helprin

The Comet Seekers by Helen Sedgwick

The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole by Michelle Cuevas

Earth Verse: Poems for the Earth by Kim Stafford


Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

Universal Harvester by John Darnielle


The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman

The Atomic Weight of Love by Elizabeth J. Church