Posted on 12/30/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
We’ve delivered the past-decade retrospective to authors; now it’s time for readers to think back on all the changes they’ve experienced in the past ten years.
Mostly, the BBC’s Erica Wagner thinks, the trends in reading have been for the better, starting with how books actually didn’t die as had been predicted.
Quite the opposite, actually — more ways to tell stories became available, and consumers were eager to grab those tales, be it “Instapoetry,” an audiobook, or a dense, challenging tale in either a print book or ebook.
And what stories did we choose to tell?
Literary Hub shares its picks for the hundred books that most represent our decade — not the best books, necessarily, but the ones that provide insight into our attitudes and feelings.