Friends, parents and climate change sci-fi: These are some of 2022's best books

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 12:39pm

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End of the World House, Eleutheria and The School for Good Mothers book covers
Simon & Schuster, Vintage Books
“End of the World House” by Adrienne Celt, “Eleutheria” by Allegra Hyde and “The School for Good Mothers” by Jessamine Chan

Novelist and Arizona State University English professor Matt Bell read about 120 books this year — he guesses about 70 of them were new.

And he has some thoughts on what defined the world of books this year, and which books came out on top.

The Show spoke with him to learn his picks.

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