In Which The Finest Tome of the Year Is Almost Upon Us

Our journey through the best books of 2007 has been long and arduous. We dismissed Amis and McCarthy, and we were appalled by whatever it is you were reading on the subway.

10. June by Lynn Xu

9. Amulet by Roberto Bolano

8. The Yiddish Policeman’s Union by Michael Chabon

7. Karnak Cafe, by Naguib Mahfouz

6. Selected Poems, by Gwendolyn Brooks

5. Sudden Address: Selected Lectures 1981-2006 by Bill Berkson

4. Next Life, by Rae Armantrout

3. Then We Came To The End, by Joshua Ferris

2. The Drug of Art, by Ivan Blatny

This weekend we will announce our finest book of 2007. The wait until then will likely be interminable.

“Roll the Credits” – Peter Bjorn and John (mp3)

PREVIOUSLY ON THIS RECORDING

Tess’ underwear.

The future versus the present versus the full-length album.

Molly’s legendary adolescence post.

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