Best of 2021

Novel

Plural. Because: two is always better. And, both of these are doorstoppers, too. Doorstoppers I didn’t want to go over, whose labyrinths I’m still plunging through, faster and faster:


Poetry

It came out in 2020, but I only read it in January or so of 2021. Stuck with me all year. And I’ll probably be reading it again. Which is to say: I agree with the Pulitzer committee:


Fight Scene

A new category, but this scene warrants it:

runner up for fight scene on a b