Slate Reviews of NYT Books of the Year

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Dec. 3 2010 1:33 PM

Slate Reviews of NYT Books of the Year

The New York Times released its list of the 10 best books of 2010 on Wednesday. Of the ten, Slate writers have reviewed two novels and three works of nonfiction. Links below:



Freedom , by Jonathan Franzen . Reviewed by Judith Shulevitz on Aug. 30,2010


Room , by Emma Donoghue . Reviewed by Wendy Smith on Oct. 3, 2010


Apollo's Angels: A History of Ballet , by Jennifer Homans . Reviewed by Claudia La Rocco on Nov. 15, 2010

Cleopatra: A Life , by Stacy Schiff . Reviewed by Kathy Pollitt on Nov. 18, 2010