Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

2017 Books

Verso Books: Best Books of 2017

19 December 2017

Verso Books: Best Books of 2017 (some of which were published previously but were still “favourites of the year”)

Library Journal: 10 Best Books of 2017

18 December 2017

Library Journal: 10 Best Books of 2017

[see also 2016, 2012, 2011]

Entropy: Best Books of 2017

18 December 2017

Entropy: Best Books of 2017, divided into fiction and nonfiction (numbered but “in no particular order”)

[see also 2018]

    Fiction

    Nonfiction

  1. various authors

Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best Books of 2017

18 December 2017

Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best Books of 2017

[see also 2018, 2015]

Chicago Tribune: 10 Best Books of 2017

17 December 2017

The Chicago Tribune: 10 Best Books of 2017

    Fiction

    Nonfiction