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.

Slate

on the web

Lists

  • Dana Stevens: Best Movies of 2018
  • Willa Paskin: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  • Laura Miller: 10 Best Books of 2018
  • Laura Miller: 10 Favorite Books of 2017
  • Willa Paskin: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  • Katy Waldman: 10 Favorite Books of 2017
  • Dana Stevens: Top 15 Movies of 2017
  • Dana Stevens: Top 15 Movies of 2016
  • Dana Stevens: Top 15 Movies of 2015
  • Dana Stevens: Top 20 Movies of 2014
  • Dana Stevens: 21 Best Movies of 2013
  • Dana Stevens: 15 Best Movies of 2012
  • Jonah Weiner: 10 Favorite Albums of 2011
  • Jody Rosen: 10 Favorite Albums of 2011
  • Dana Stevens: Top 10 Movies of 2011