So every critic on earth gets to put out his/her year end list, so why not me?
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
(Runners up: Maria Full of Grace, Garden State, Napoleon Dynamite)
Truth & Beauty, Ann Patchett
The Time Traveller's Wife, Audrey Niffberger
Mountains Beyond Mountains, Tracy Kidder
The Curious Incident of the Dog at Night-Time, Mark Haddon
(Runners up: The Dogs of Babel by Carolyn Parkhurst, Little Children by Tom Perrotta)