Year-End Lists

A hand-curated, browsable index of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2022

25 January 2023

Bunch One - Selo i Ludy Performance Band

Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2022

[see also 202120202010s2019201820172012]

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Globe and Mail: Top 10 Favourite Podcasts of 2022

20 January 2023

Sweet Bobby

The Globe and Mail: Top 10 Favourite Podcasts of 2022, selected by the hosts and producers of The Globe and Mail's podcasts

Financial Times: Fiona Sturges: Best Podcasts of 2022

18 January 2023

Operation Morning Light

Fiona Sturges: Best Podcasts of 2022, as published by Financial Times

Northern Transmissions: Top 50 Albums of 2022

12 January 2023

Skinty Fia - Fontaines D.C.

Northern Transmissions: Top 50 Albums of 2022

[see also 20212020201920182017]

Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2022

11 January 2023

Saint Omer - Alice Diop

Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2022

[see also 202120202010s201920182017201620152014201320122011]

David Ehrlich: The 25 Best Films of 2022

09 January 2023

David Ehrlich: The 25 Best Films of 2022, this year's installment of his video countdown, as witty, tuneful, and emotional as ever

[see also 20212020201920182017201620152014201320122011]

San Francisco Chronicle: Favorite Books of 2022

06 January 2023

Little Rabbit - Alyssa Songsiridej

The San Francisco Chronicle: Favorite Books of 2022

[see also 100 Recommended Books of 2018Top 10 Books of 2018100 Recommended Books of 2016Top 10 Books of 2016Top 10 Books of 2015]

Fiction

Nonfiction

Chicago Tribune: Nina Metz: The Best TV of 2022

04 January 2023

Abbott Elementary

Nina Metz: The Best TV of 2022, as published by The Chicago Tribune, in alphabetical order

Quietus: Jennifer Lucy Alan: The Best Music of 2022

04 January 2023

American Rituals - Cheri Knight

Jennifer Lucy Alan: The Best Music of 2022, as published by The Quietus where she also has a list of reissues and archivals

[see also 202120202019]

Daily Beast: Kevin Fallon: The 22 Best TV Shows of 2022

04 January 2023

What We Do in the Shadows

Kevin Fallon: The 22 Best TV Shows of 2022, as published by The Daily Beast

[see also 2020]