For me, it would be "The Night Circus" by Erin Morganstern. I had to check to see when I read "The Historian", but that was the previous November.
The Fall of the House of Dixie by Bruce Levine.
"The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind," by Julian Jaynes
I'm leaning towards The Shining by Stephen King
Most Vottomatic Player
"I can make all the stadiums rock."
I can't really think of any book that really stood out that I have read recently. I have read a lot of good books but my favorite authors, but nothing that says "WOW".
Probably "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Small market fan... always hoping, but never expecting.
I didn't read any standouts, but I enjoyed 11/22/63 a whole lot. That was probably my most enjoyable reading experience of the year.
"I never argue with people who say baseball is boring, because baseball is boring. And then, suddenly, it isn't. And that's what makes it great." - Joe Posnanski
One book I read this year that stood out for me was Evel, Leigh Montville's biography of Evel Knievel.
I was really impressed. I might check out Montville's bio of Ted Williams next.
The signal and the noise, by Nate Silver
Next Reds manager, second shooter. --Confirmed on Redszone.
It was a tie between "World War Z" by Max Brooks and "Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline
Grape works as a soda. Sort of as a gum. I wonder why it doesn't work as a pie. Grape pie? There's no grape pie. - Larry David
Independent People by Halldor Laxness.