Amazon Honors Boise Authors Doerr and Udall

Posted by Deanna Darr on Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 4:05 PM

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We already know how fantastic local authors Brady Udall and Anthony Doerr are—BW has had reserved seating on their respective bandwagons for years—but now the two authors are getting some much-deserved national attention.

Both Doerr's and Udall's latest novels were named two of the Top 10 fiction and literature books on online mega-retail Amazon's Best Books of 2010 list. Doerr's Memory Wall ranked No. 9, while Udall's The Lonely Polygamist came in at No. 10.

Here's the full list:

No. 1: Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War
by Karl Marlantes

No. 2: Freedom
by Jonathan Franzen

No. 3: To the End of the Land
by David Grossman

No. 4: The Imperfectionists
by Tom Rachman

No. 5: Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
by Helen Simonson

No. 6: The Hand That First Held Mine
by Maggie O'Farrell

No. 7: Skippy Dies
by Paul Murray

No. 8: One Day
by David Nicholls

No. 9: Memory Wall: Stories
by Anthony Doerr

No. 10: The Lonely Polygamist
by Brady Udall

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