Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed 1. Delicious Foods by James Hannaham Little, Brown and Company Design by Keith Hayes. Art by Kara Walker. 2. The Hundred-Year Flood by Matthew Salesses Little A Design and illustration by Laserghost. 3. Satin Island by Tom McCarthy Knopf Design by Peter Mendelsund. 4. Not on Fire, But Burning by Greg Hrbek Melville House Design by Adly Elewa. 5. Marvel and a Wonder by Joe Meno Akashic Books Design and art by Jon Resh and Joe Meno. 6. The Bees by Laline Paull Ecco Design by Sara Wood. 7. The Sellout by Paul Beatty Farrar, Straus and Giroux Design by Rodrigo Corral. Illustration by Matt Buck. 8. When the Doves Disappeared by Sofi Oksanen Knopf Design by Kelly Blair. 9. A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin Farrar, Straus and Giroux Design by Rodrigo Corral and Colleen Griffiths. 10. All That Followed by Gabriel Urza Henry Holt and Co. Design by Lucy Kim. 11. The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli Coffee House Press Design by Mary Austin Speaker. 12. Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie Random House Design and illustration by Kelly Blair. 13. Paulina & Fran by Rachel B. Glaser Harper Perennial Illustration by Kaethe Butcher. Typography by Nina LoSchiavo. 14. Book of Numbers by Joshua Cohen Random House Design by Oliver Munday. 15. Man Tiger by Eka Kurniawan Verso Books Design by Alex Merto. 16. Dark Sparkler by Amber Tamblyn Harper Perennial Design by Gregg Kulick. 17. Speak by Louisa Hall Ecco Design by Jim Tierney. 18. Ciao, Suerte by Annie McGreevy Nouvella Design and lettering by Isabel Urbina Peña. 19. Confession of the Lioness by Mia Couto Farrar, Straus and Giroux Design by Alex Merto. Photograph by Michael Hanson/Getty Images. 20. After the Parade by Lori Ostlund Scribner Design by Alison Forner. Photo by Gregor Schuster/Exactostock—1672/Superstock. 21. The Seven Good Years by Etgar Keret Riverhead Books Design and lettering by gray318, illustration by Sabina Hahn. 22. Trace by Lauret Savoy Counterpoint Press Design by Debbie Berne. 23. The Ghost Network by Catie Disabato Melville House Design by Adly Elewa. 24. Making Nice by Matt Sumell Henry Holt and Co. Design by Gray318. 25. Barbara the Slut and Other People by Lauren Holmes Riverhead Books Design by Rachel Willey. 26. Witches of America by Alex Mar Sarah Crichton Books Design by Rachel Willey. 27. Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm Viking Design by Paul Buckley. 28. Hurry Please I Want to Know by Paul Griner Sarabande Books Design by Kristen Radtke. 29. The Black Snow by Paul Lynch Little, Brown and Company Design by Keith Hayes. 30. Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff Riverhead Books Design by Rodrigo Corral and Adalis Martinez. 31. Hall of Small Mammals by Thomas Pierce Riverhead Books Design by Grace Han. 32. Act of God by Jill Ciment Pantheon Design by Janet Hansen. 33. The Complete Stories by Clarice Lispector New Directions Image courtesy of New Directions, cover design by Paul Sahre. 34. You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine by Alexandra Kleeman Harper Design by Robin Bilardello. Here’s to more beautiful book covers in 2016! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Warner Bros.