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.

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Lists

  • Richard Brody: The Best Movies of 2018
  • Dan Chiasson: The Poetry I Was Grateful For in 2018
  • Katy Waldman: Best Books of 2018
  • Dan Chiasson: The Poetry I Was Grateful for in 2017
  • Emily Nussbaum: Definitely Not a Top Ten List
  • Amanda Petrusich: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  • Richard Brody: 35 Best Movies of 2017
  • Dan Chiasson: 8 Best Poetry Books of 2016
  • Richard Brody: 35 Best Movies of 2016
  • Dan Chiasson: 12 Favorite Poetry Books of 2015
  • Richard Brody: 30 Best Movies of 2015
  • Sasha Frere-Jones: 50 Most Impressive Albums of 2014
  • David Denby: 10 Best Movies of 2014
  • Sasha Frere-Jones: 42 Best Albums of 2013
  • Anthony Lane: 8 Best Films of 2012
  • David Denby: 11 Best Films of 2012
  • Sasha Frere-Jones: 40 Best Albums of 2012
  • Richard Brody: 27 Best Movies of 2012
  • Richard Brody: 26 Best Films of 2011
  • David Denby: Best Films of 2011