Blinks: NYT and WP best of year titles

» NY Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2013 includes genre and associational fiction titles by Oates, Pynchon, Eggers, Bender, Lethem, King, Greer, Atkinson, Atwood, Saunders, and Fowler; the children’s books list includes titles by Yancey, Sanderson, and de Lint

» Washington Post’s Jonathan Yardley’s favorite books of 2013 includes [the US edition of] J.G. Ballard’s Miracles of Life