Best Books of 2020

It was quite a year, so I made my usual list plus a list of books that gave me some escape from real life.

Best Books of 2020Best Books to Escape 2020
Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning, by Cathy Park HongWinter Counts, by David Heska Wanbli Weiden
The Girl with the Louding Voice, by Dare, AbiThe Pull of the Stars, by Emma Donoghue
Want, by Lynn Steger StrongThe Dirty South, by John Connolly
No Heaven for Good Boys, by Keisha BushHid From Our Eyes, by Julia Spencer-Fleming
White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity, by Robert P. JonesA Time for Mercy, by John Grisham
Memoirs of a Kamikaze: A World War II Pilot’s Inspiring Story of Survival, Honor, and Reconciliation, by Odachi KazuoPlaying Nice, by J.P. Delaney
Tokyo Ueno Station, by Yu MiriThe View from Here, by Hannah McKinnon
Crooked Hallelujah by Kelli Jo FordA Borrowing of Bones, by Paula Munier
Such a Fun Age, by Kiley ReidSecond Sister, by Chan Ho-Kei
Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-Up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World, by Lesley M. M. BlumeYou’ve Been Volunteered, by Laurie Gelman