NY Times 100 Notable Books of the Year
They may be of note, but many might not be "of interest." The fiction list, in particular, includes mainly front-page-review books and the usual banner names. Aren't all of these books already packed into the front of every B&N and Borders across America? If the idea is to drive holiday sales, hasn't that ground already been covered. But I'm being a grouch, aren't I? Go get your loved ones something nice. "100 Notable Books of the Year"
On the opposite end of the spectrum, I came across a great thread of comments over at MetaxuCafe. The original post: "Joyce is giving me a headache."