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.

2013
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BBC Culture: Jane Ciabattari: The Top 10 Books of 2013

31 December 2013

Americanah - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Jane Ciabattari: The Top 10 Books of 2013 as published by BBC Culture

[see also 201620152014]

New York Times: The 10 Best Books of 2013

04 December 2013

The Flamethrowers - Rachel Kushner

The New York Times: The 10 Best Books of 2013

[see also The 10 Best Books of 2021100 Notable Books of 2021The 10 Best Books of 2020100 Notable Books of 2020100 Notable Books of 2019The 10 Best Books of 201910 Best Books of 2018100 Notable Books of 2018100 Notable Books of 201710 Best Books of 201710 Best Books of 201610 Best Books of 2015The 10 Best Books of 2014100 Notable Books of 201210 Best Books of 2012100 Notable Books of 2011Ten Best Books of 2011]

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Nonfiction

Washington Post: Top 10 Books of 2013

22 November 2013

Book of Ages - Jill Lepore

The Washington Post: Top 10 Books of 2013

[see also 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction in 202150 Notable Works of Fiction in 2021The 10 Best Books of 202110 Best Books of 202050 Notable Works of Nonfiction in 202050 Notable Works of Fiction in 2020Best Books of 201910 Best Books of 2018100 Notable Books of 201810 Best Books of 2017The 10 Best Books of 201610 Best Books of 2015The Ten Best Books of 2014The 10 Best Books of 2012]

Nonfiction

Fiction

National Book Award: Nonfiction 2013

20 November 2013

The Unwinding - George Packer

National Book Award: Nonfiction 2013

[see also Fiction 2022Nonfiction 2022Nonfiction 2021Fiction 2021Fiction 2013]

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Longlist

National Book Award: Fiction 2013

20 November 2013

The Good Lord Bird - James McBride

National Book Award: Fiction 2013

[see also Fiction 2022Nonfiction 2022Nonfiction 2021Fiction 2021Nonfiction 2013]

Winner

Finalists

Longlist

The Booker Prize: Best Fiction of 2013

15 October 2013

The Luminaries - Eleanor Catton

The Booker Prize: Best Fiction of 2013

[see also 20222021202020192018201720162015201420122011]

Winner

Shortlist

Longlist

Women's Prize for Fiction: 2013

05 June 2013

May We Be Forgiven - A.M. Homes

Women's Prize for Fiction: 2013

[see also 20222021202020192018201720162015201420122011]

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Shortlist

Longlist