Malaprop's 101 Best Books of 2017

Because 100 books just isn't enough, here are our 101 favorite books of 2017. Compiled by the booksellers of Malaprop's, we've got big presses, small presses, fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, cookbooks, poetry, translations, books for young and old...and a list that we hope truly captures the tastes of each and every one of us. Split into four parts, we look back at a year in our favorite thing on Earth -- books. Enjoy!

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57 Octaves Below Middle C Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781935536987
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Published: Four Way Books - September 5th, 2017

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Abandon Me: Memoirs Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781632866578
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury USA - February 28th, 2017

Afterglow (a Dog Memoir) Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780802127099
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Published: Grove Press - September 12th, 2017

Against the Fascist Creep Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781849352444
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Published: AK Press - February 21st, 2017

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Ageless Soul: The Lifelong Journey Toward Meaning and Joy Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250135810
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 10th, 2017

Agents of Dreamland Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780765394323
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Published: St. Martins Press-3pl - February 28th, 2017

Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781612197036
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Published: Melville House Publishing - August 14th, 2017

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Anything Is Possible Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812989403
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Published: Random House - April 25th, 2017

Atlantic Hotel Cover Image
By Joao Gilberto Noll, Adam Morris (Translator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781931883603
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Published: Two Lines Press - May 16th, 2017

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Autumn Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781101969946
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Published: Anchor Books - October 17th, 2017

Before the Devil Breaks You Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316126069
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2017

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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781594205071
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Published: Penguin Press - May 2nd, 2017

The Best Minds of My Generation: A Literary History of the Beats Cover Image
By Allen Ginsberg, Bill Morgan (Editor), Anne Waldman (Introduction by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802126498
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Published: Grove Press - April 4th, 2017

Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich Cover Image
By Norman Ohler, Shaun Whiteside (Translator)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328663795
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 7th, 2017

The Book of Disquiet: The Complete Edition Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780811226936
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - August 29th, 2017

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 Omnibus Volume 1 Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781630089412
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Published: Dark Horse Books - September 26th, 2017

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Bull Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544610606
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 28th, 2017

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Chemistry Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781524731748
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 23rd, 2017

Complete Stories Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781609808082
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Published: Seven Stories Press - September 26th, 2017

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The Consequences Cover Image
By Nina Weijers, Hester Velmans (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780997818437
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Published: Doppelhouse Press - September 19th, 2017

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A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780544716940
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - June 13th, 2017

Critical Critters Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781472936714
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Published: Bloomsbury Natural History - September 26th, 2017

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393239898
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 5th, 2017

Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781524733131
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - March 7th, 2017

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The Deaths of Henry King Cover Image
By Brian Evenson, Jesse Ball, LILLI Carre (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781941250204
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Published: Uncivilized Books - October 31st, 2017