FAIRFAX The best entertainment stories of 2016. These are the 10 most important books of 2016 (as decreed by the Los Angeles Times). They touched on something that was essential this year, and will be essential when we look back at it from 2017 and beyond. In no particular order: READ MORE: Picture Perfect: The ten of the best movies of 2016 Was 2016 the year love died? According to these memorable celebrity break-ups, maybe 2016 was the year of the celebrity open letter, personal essay Whitehead’s novel The Underground Railroad – the story of a young woman’s escape from slavery via an imaginary railroad that brings her to different, imperfect versions of America – was a success on every level. Its publication date was moved up by a month so Oprah could pick it for her popular book club; it also won the National Book Award for fiction. Reviewing it for The Times , critic-at-large Rebecca Carroll wrote that the book is “a fiercely salient reckoning of what it means, has meant and continues to mean to be black in America”. Trump Revealed: An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money, and Power by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher This swift… Read full this story
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