The readers of ‘The Guardian’ have selected the top 10 books of 2015 by voting. The Top 10 books are:
- A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
- The Story of a Lost Child by Elena Ferrante
- A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson
- A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
- A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
- Purity by Jonathan Franzen
- The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
- The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett
- Common Ground by Rob Cowen
- Last Man Off by Matt Lewis
The most voted book of The Guardian readers was Yanagihara’s novel titled ‘A Little Life’ is the story of the friendship of four men in NYC. The novel was also nominated for Booker Prize. In its review, The Guardian had said it to be ‘Unusual, uneven, unrelenting…’
The second most voted book was Elena Ferrante’s ‘The Story of a Lost Child’. The novel on the story of the friendship between two women is the last of the 4-parts Neapolitan novels. The readers of the previous novels were eagerly waiting for it to release.
The third most voted book was Kate Atkinson’s ‘A God in Ruins’. The best-selling author of ‘Life After Life’ is said to be ‘her finest work’ according to the Guardian review.
The fourth most voted novel was the Man Booker winner ‘A Biref History of Seven Killings’ by Marlon James is the story of assassination attempt of Bob Marley.
The fifth most voted book was Anne Tyler’s ‘A Spool of Blue Thread’