10 best books of 2011, according to Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly picks the best nonfiction and fiction titles of 2011.

2. "The Devil All The Time," by Donald Ray Pollock

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Following a small cast of characters in rural Southern Ohio and West Virginia from the end of World War II to the 1960's may not sound like the premise of a shocking novel. But the characters of The Devil All The Time have dark, even bloody, secret lives (like a husband and wife pair of serial killers), and this work by Donald Ray Pollock (author of the acclaimed and equally gritty novel "Knockemstiff") is gritty and tense.

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