The Good Thief makes more “best of 2008” lists: San Antonio Express, Florida Sun Sentinel, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, and The Boston Globe declares it “the best debut by a New England author.”
The San Francisco Chronicle picks The Good Thief for their “Best 50 Fiction & Poetry of 2008” list. Kirkus Review also picks The Good Thief for their “Best Fiction of 2008” list.
The Washington Post put The Good Thief on their list of Best Books of 2008.
The Good Thief has won the John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize, given each year by the Mercantile Library for the best first novel published in the United States.
The New York Times picked The Good Thief as one of the 100 Notable Books of 2009.
Paste Magazine picked The Good Thief as one of the best books of 2008 (thanks to Daniel Wallace)!