Our annual survey of the best books includes 10 we think are exceptionally rewarding
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The quiet allure of Weird Fiction, Wormwood, the Green Book and other off-the-grid journals.

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Isaac Butler and Dan Kois present a vivid oral history of Tony Kushner’s epic drama.

  • Wendy Smith
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“Madness is Better Than Defeat” may leave you feeling that way.

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‘A Dangerous Crossing’ by Ausma Zehanat Khan is a mystery novel with a noble purpose.

  • Maureen Corrigan
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George Dohrmann probes the impulses behind the extreme behavior of super fans.

  • Steven V. Roberts
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‘In Full Flight,’ a biography of Anne Spoerry, is a fascinating look at a complicated life.

  • Aditi Sriram
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Bryan Caplan argues that the government should stop funding any kind of education

  • Sarah Carr
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Melissa Dahl explores the many ways we get embarrassed and how to deal with it.

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Vegas Tenold reveals extremists are fractured, fractious and penniless but still dangerous

  • George Hawley
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Humans are hard-wired to be loyal to a group. Amy Chua charts the damaging effects.

  • Jonathan Rauch
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The Washington Post Bestsellers Feb 11
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The Post compiles its bestsellers lists by combining hard cover, paperback and ebook sales data from Nielsen Bookscan and Amazon.com — including qualified borrows of books read through Amazon's digital subscription program. The Post excludes non-narrative books at its sole discretion.