At the end of the year I always scrabble to catch up with all the interesting titles I missed. I've been looking through the New York Times list of 100 Notable Books from 2013, and I've included a few I'm glad to be reminded of.
Writers as a species might be the most abject creatures ever to slink down a blind alley of evolution, but for that anomalous little glitch in our programming that demands that we be heard--that claims not just a voice but a voice made concrete--set in type, if not necessarily in stone.
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