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Top 10 books of 2011, according to Amazon's editors

Amazon's editors pick their top 10 books of 2011 so far.

- Monitor Staff

The Tiger's Wife: A Novel, by Téa Obreht, Random House, 352 pp.

2. The Tiger's Wife: A Novel, by Téa Obreht

Téa Obreht evokes a narrative mysticism worthy of Gabriel García Márquez in "The Tiger's Wife," her story of a young doctor in the working at an orphanage in an unnamed country in the Balkans. As the heroine works to unravel a web of secrets and lies, she begins to grasp the mysteries behind her family history and her grandfather's recent death.

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