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.

2018 Books

Shelf Awareness: Best Books of 2018

13 December 2018

Shelf Awareness: Best Books of 2018

[see also 2017]

Lit Hub: Favorite Books of 2018

13 December 2018

Literary Hub: Favorite Books of 2018

Laura Miller: 10 Best Books of 2018

12 December 2018

Laura Miller: 10 Best Books of 2018, as published by Slate

[see also 2017]

Autostraddle: 50 of the Best Feminist Books of 2018

11 December 2018

Autostraddle: 50 of the Best Feminist Books of 2018, with the poetry list filed separately here

Dennis Cooper: Favorite Fiction and Nonfiction of 2018

11 December 2018

Dennis Cooper: Favorite Fiction and Nonfiction of 2018

[see also 2016, 2012]