Thursday, May 11, 2006

The best American fiction of the last 25 years?

Earlier this year the New York Times Book Review's editor sent out a request to "a couple of hundred prominent writers, critics, editors and other literary sages," asking them to identify "the single best work of American fiction published in the last 25 years."

Click here to see what they came up with.

Click here for the list of judges.

None of the books identified by the Times' judges made the Modern Library's list of the 100 best English-language novels published in the last century.

--Marshal Zeringue