Best books of 2017

Favourite non-fiction works

1. Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights by Paulo Lemos Horta (Harvard University Press)

2. The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha Gessen (Riverhead Books)

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3.  Blood, Sweat, and Fear: The Story of Inspector Vance, Vancouver’s First Forensic Investigator by Eve Lazarus (Arsenal Pulp Press)

4. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann (Doubleday)

5. South and West: From a Notebook by Joan Didion (Knopf)

6. Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life by Jonathan Gould (Crown Archetype)

7. Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine by Joe Hagan (Knopf)

8. The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story  by Douglas Preston (Grand Central Publishing)

9. Joni: The Anthology Edited by Barney Hoskyns (Picador)

10. The Great Nadar: The Man Behind the Camera by Adam Begley (Tim Duggan Books)

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