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.

Entertainment Weekly

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Lists

  • Entertainment Weekly: The 10 Best Books of 2019 ... So Far
  • Entertainment Weekly: The 10 Best Movies of 2019 ... So Far
  • Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best Books of 2018
  • Kristen Baldwin: Best TV Shows of 2018
  • Darren Franich: Best TV Shows of 2018
  • Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  • Entertainment Weekly: Best TV Shows of 2017
  • Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best Books of 2017
  • Entertainment Weekly: 26 Best Albums of 2017
  • Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  • Entertainment Weekly: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  • Entertainment Weekly: 11 Best Books of 2015
  • Entertainment Weekly: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  • Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best Albums of 2014
  • Lisa Schwarzbaum: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  • Owen Gleiberman: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  • Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2011