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

Los Angeles Times: 36 Best Books of 2017

01 December 2017

The Los Angeles Times: 36 Best Books of 2017

New York Times: 10 Best Books of 2017

30 November 2017

The New York Times: 10 Best Books of 2017

[see also 10 Best Books of 2018, 100 Notable Books of 2018, 100 Notable Books of 2017, 10 Best Books of 2016, 10 Best Books of 2015, 10 Best Books of 2012]

Washington Post: 10 Best Books of 2017

23 November 2017

The Washington Post: 10 Best Books of 2017

[see also 100 Notable Books of 2018, 10 Best Books of 2018, 10 Best Books of 2015]