12/16/2013 12:05 pm ET

Top Authors Pick Their Favorite Books Of The Year

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We asked each of the authors of Publishers Weekly’s top 10 books of 2013 to share the title that he or she found most captivating this year. Each author was free to choose any book published in 2013. As you might expect, their answers hold some surprises, just as our own best books list always does. Below are 10 more titles to add to your must-read pile, and a behind-the-scenes look at the reading habits of 10 very special writers.