01/03/2011 12:28 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

The Daily Beast Picks: Most Anticipated Books Of 2011

The mistletoe has been put away, the presents unwrapped, the New Year's Champagne uncorked, and you still haven't quite finished Franzen's Freedom. But new books on how to run the world, turn around Starbucks, deal with a famous father, and even join a club are all coming out in the next few months. So get ready for the new literary season.

Here is The Daily Beast's picks of the most controversial, intriguing, and just best reads for the first few months of 2011.

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