The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2017

In a year of fantastic novels and short fiction — many by debut writers — these are our favorites, in no particular order.

1. All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg

2. The Leavers by Lisa Ko

3. Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

4. Large Animals by Jess Arndt

5. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

6. What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah

7. Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

8. Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

9. New People by Danzy Senna

10. Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

11. Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich

12. Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong

13. Five-Carat Soul by James McBride

14. The Idiot by Elif Batuman

15. Conversations With Friends — Sally Rooney

16. Sorry to Disrupt the Peace by Patty Yumi Cottrell

17. Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang

18. The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

19. Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

20. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

21. Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

22. Marlena by Julie Buntin

23. Idaho by Emily Ruskovich

24. The Dark Dark by Samantha Hunt

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