Here's a recap of what happened in the literary world in 2017.
If you don't have much free time on your hands for literature, then check out the TOP 10 MOST READ BOOKS IN THE WORLD. Knock off a few on this list and you'll be able to rub elbows with any snooty librarian.
Those lazy summer reading afternoons might be over, but there are still lots of great fiction titles coming out this year.
Their Eyes Were Watching God is a 1937 novel and the best known work by African-American writer Zora Neale Hurston.