Amazon Honors Boise Authors Doerr and Udall



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