The Sunday Times chooses Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other and Francis Spufford’s Golden Hill as books of the decade

More seems to have changed in the book world these last 10 years than in almost any decade since the arrival of the Penguin paperback in the 1930s.

Since 2010, we’ve had the rise of the ebook and predicted death of the physical book, followed by the decline of the ebook and resurgence of the hardback, followed by the recent boom in audiobooks.

Amid this mini-maelstrom of different forms, we’ve seen the standard biography almost cease to exist, to be replaced by the misery memoir, the confessional memoir, and almost any other type of memoir you care to name.

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