Peter Hoskin

Overlooked books of the decade

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As I say in the intro to my selection of the decade's "overlooked" books for The Daily Beast, this kind of list is a tricky little customer.  Not only will you omit some title which really, really oughta be in there – but just what makes a book overlooked in the first place?  Do you include a Martin Amis (as I did) because it feels overlooked in comparison to his other work?  Or is any Amis, by definition, not overlooked?  Anyway, to see how I, erm, wrestled with these problems – and to see which books I picked – just click here.