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.

2012

Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2012

06 February 2013

The Idler Wheel… - Fiona Apple

Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2012

[see also 2018201720162015201420132011]

Dennis Cooper: 16 Favorite Poetry Books of 2012

06 February 2013

The Malady of the Century - Jon Leon

Dennis Cooper: 16 Favorite Poetry Books of 2012 (as numbered on Cooper’s site, but note that he precedes the list with “in no order”)

[see also 20192018201720162015]

Boston Globe: Michael Andor Brodeur: 8 Best Poetry Books of 2012

01 February 2013

Michael Andor Brodeur: 8 Best Poetry Books of 2012, as published by The Boston Globe

Frontier Psychiatrist: Top 50 Albums of 2012

30 January 2013

Channel Orange - Frank Ocean

Frontier Psychiatrist: Top 50 Albums of 2012

Chicago Tribune: Michael Robbins: 7 Best Small-Press Poetry Books of 2012

30 January 2013

Michael Robbins: 7 Best Small-Press Poetry Books of 2012, as published by The Chicago Tribune

[see also 201820172016]

Frontier Psychiatrist: Top 18 Poetry Books of 2012

30 January 2013

The Collected Writings of Joe Brainard - Joe Brainard

Frontier Psychiatrist: Top 18 Poetry Books of 2012

Honorable Mentions

Publishers Weekly: 5 Best Poetry Books of 2012

29 January 2013

Publishers Weekly: 5 Best Poetry Books of 2012

[see also 202120202019201820172016]

Sight & Sound Poll: Vlastimir Sudar: Top 5 Films of 2012

29 January 2013

Beyond the Hills - Cristian Mungiu

Vlastimir Sudar: Top 5 Films of 2012, as submitted to the Sight & Sound Poll


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Sight & Sound Poll: Thirza Wakefield: Top 5 Films of 2012

29 January 2013

Once Upon a Time in Anatolia - Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Thirza Wakefield: Top 5 Films of 2012, as submitted to the Sight & Sound Poll


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Sight & Sound Poll: Sam Wigley: Top 5 Films of 2012

29 January 2013

Tabu - Miguel Gomes

Sam Wigley: Top 5 Films of 2012, as submitted to the Sight & Sound Poll


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