The New Year is upon us, and with it comes list after list of everyone’s favorite books of 2016. However, here at Zoetic Press we don’t let the constraints of the calendar dictate what thrilled us. Welcome to the Zoetic Press Best of Books List, curated by the staff and placed here in your timeline in hopes it will inspire you to read and discuss. What were your favorite books this year? Let us know! It’s like a comment section book club!
I know he has been in the market for a while, but The Skin of a Lion was the best read for me in 2016, particularly for anyone who is interested in mining the seams between genres. Ondaatje’s strength as a poet, coming through traditional format, was a wonderful discovery.
-Bri Thomas, Associate Editor