Op de site van The Independent geeft criticus Martin Chilton zijn top 20 van 2020.

1 Dear Life: A Doctor’s Story of Love and Loss – Rachel Clarke (Little, Brown)
2 Shuggie Bain – Douglas Stuart (Picador)
3 Hamnet – Maggie O’Farrell (Tinder Press)
4 Apeirogon – Colum McCann (Bloomsbury)
5 Broken Greek – Pete Paphides (Quercus)
6 Interior Chinatown – Charles Yu (Europa Editions)
7 The Lost Pianos of Siberia – Sophy Roberts (Doubleday)
8 The Mirror & the Light – Hilary Mantel (4th Estate)
9 Summer – Ali Smith (Hamish Hamilton)
10 The Vanishing Half – Brit Bennett (Dialogue)
11 Strange Flowers – Donal Ryan (Doubleday)
12 Snow – John Banville (Faber)
13 This Mournable Body – Tsitsi Dangarembga (Faber)
14 The Weekend – Charlotte Wood (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
15 The Actress – Anne Enright (Jonathan Cape)
16 Mr Wilder & Me – Jonathan Coe (Viking)
17 The Devil and the Dark Water – Stuart Turton (Raven Books)
18 Utopia Avenue – David Mitchell (Hodder & Stoughton)
19 Rootbound: Rewilding a Life – Alice Vincent (Canongate)
20 That Old Country Music – Kevin Barry (Canongate)

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