Best Books of the Year 2008 #11 - Various Again

"The LA Times" included The Boat by Nam Le in its fiction picks for 2008: "A diverse debut story collection that traverses the globe and follows characters who are in transit, people who, for one reason or another, have come unmoored."

The paper also chose Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury in the Children's Picture Book category.

For "Granta" magazine, Diana Antill chose The Lieutenant by Kate Grenville ("It's published in the UK next February and has excited me more than any novel I've read since those of W. G. Sebald.")

The Australian newspapers also get into the act with "The Sydney Morning Herald" and "The Age" releasing theirs.

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