100 books you need to read

says 'the new york times.'

With "Best of 2014" lists popping up everywhere, we've been completely obsessing over the ones that feature rad reads. We know that you've got at least one favorite book that came out this year, too.

Instead of the best books of the year, though, we have to thank The New York Times for their killer list of 100 Notable Books from 2014. Find the entire list below and check the gallery for the three we loved most! Looks like your holiday wishlist just got 100 times longer.

*All books selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review


All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu
All The Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld
All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
American Innovations by Rivka Galchen
The Assassination Of Margaret Thatcher: Stories by Hilary Mantel
The Ballad of a Small Player by Lawrence Osborne
Bark: Stories By Lorrie Moore
The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt
The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
The Book Of Strange New Things by Michel Faber
The Book Of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez
Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi
A Brief History Of Seven Killings by Marlon James
Can’t And Won’t by Lydia Davis
The Cold Song by Linn Ullmann
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki And His Years Of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
Dept. Of Speculation by Jenny Offill
The Dog by Joseph O’Neill
Euphoria by Lily King
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
F by Daniel Kehlmann
Faithful And Virtuous Night by Louise Glück
Family Life by Akhil Sharma
Fourth Of July Creek by Smith Henderson
A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride
I Pity The Poor Immigrant by Zachary Lazar
The Laughing Monsters by Denis Johnson
Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel written and illustrated by Anya Ulinich
Let Me Be Frank With You: A Frank Bascombe Book by Richard Ford
Lila by Marilynne Robinson
Lovers At The Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 by Francine Prose
The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman
The Moor’s Account by Laila Lalami|
Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals by Patricia Lockwood
My Struggle. Book 3: Boyhood by Karl Ove Knausgaard
The Narrow Road To The Deep North by Richard Flanagan
Nora Webster by Colm Toibin
Panic In A Suitcase by Yelena Akhtiorskaya
The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
The Poetry Of Derek Walcott 1948-2013 selected by Glyn Maxwell
Redeployment by Phil Klay
Remember Me Like This by Bret Anthony Johnston
A Replacement Life by Boris Fishman
Song Of The Shank by Jeffery Renard Allen
10:04 by Ben Lerner
Thirty Girls by Susan Minot
Those Who Leave And Those Who Stay: Book 3, The Neapolitan Novels: “Middle Time.” by Elena Ferrante
The Wallcreeper by Nell Zink
We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas
When Mystical Creatures Attack! by Kathleen Founds


American Mirror: The Life And Art Of Norman Rockwell by Deborah Solomon
Being Mortal: Medicine And What Matters In The End by Atul Gawande
Building A Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (And How To Teach It To Everyone) by Elizabeth Green
Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? written and illustrated by Roz Chast
China’s Second Continent: How A Million Migrants Are Building A New Empire In Africa by Howard W. French
Cubed: A Secret History Of The Workplace by Nikil Saval
Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories Of 33 Men Buried In A Chilean Mine, And The Miracle That Set Them Free by Héctor Tobar
Demon Camp: A Soldier’s Exorcism by Jennifer Percy
Duty: Memoirs Of A Secretary At War by Robert M. Gates
Dying Every Day: Seneca At The Court Of Nero by James Romm
Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life Of A Mass Murderer by Bettina Stangneth
Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story Of An Unlikely Hero And The Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives In World War II by Vicki Constantine Croke
Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis As Commander In Chief by James M. Mcpherson
The Empathy Exams: Essays by Leslie Jamison
Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local — And Helped Save An American Town by Beth Macy
The Fame Lunches: On Wounded Icons, Money, Sex, The Brontës, And The Importance Of Handbags by Daphne Merkin
Fire Shut Up In My Bones: A Memoir by Charles M. Blow
Forcing The Spring: Inside The Fight For Marriage Equality by Jo Becker
Gandhi Before India by Ramachandra Guha
Geek Sublime: The Beauty Of Code, The Code Of Beauty by Vikram Chandra
Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, And Death In The Spanish Civil War by Amanda Vaill
The Human Age: The World Shaped By Us by Diane Ackerman
The Invisible Bridge: The Fall Of Nixon And The Rise Of Reagan by Rick Perlstein
The Invisible Front: Love And Loss In An Era Of Endless War by Yochi Dreazen
The Invisible History Of The Human Race: How Dna And History Shape Our Identities And Our Futures by Christine Kenneally
Just Mercy: A Story Of Justice And Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
LIMONOV by Emmanuel Carrère, translated by John Lambert
Little Failure: A Memoir by Gary Shteyngart
The Madwoman In The Volvo: My Year Of Raging Hormones by Sandra Tsing Loh
NAPOLEON: A Life by Andrew Roberts
No Good Men Among The Living: America, The Taliban, And The War Through Afghan Eyes by Anand Gopal
Not I: Memoirs Of A German Childhood by Joachim Fest, translated By Martin Chalmers
On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss
On The Run: Fugitive Life In An American City by Alice Goffman
100 Essays I Don’t Have Time To Write: On Umbrellas And Sword Fights, Parades And Dogs, Fire Alarms, Children, And Theater by Sarah Ruhl
Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, And Endless War by James Risen
Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life by Hermione Lee
Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights by Katha Pollitt
The Short And Tragic Life Of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark For The Ivy League by Jeff Hobbs
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby And The Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre
Stuff Matters: Exploring The Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik
The Teacher Wars: A History Of America’s Most Embattled Profession by Dana Goldstein
Thirteen Days In September: Carter, Begin, And Sadat At Camp David by Lawrence Wright
This Changes Everything: Capitalism Vs. The Climate by Naomi Klein
Thrown by Kerry Howley
The Trip To Echo Spring: On Writers And Drinking by Olivia Laing
The True American: Murder And Mercy In Texas by Anand Giridharadas
World Order by Henry Kissinger

(via The New York Times)