Year-End Lists

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

2015 Books

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: 50 Best Books of 2015

08 January 2016

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: 50 Best Books of 2015

Fiction

Nonfiction

San Francisco Chronicle: Top 10 Books of 2015

05 January 2016

The San Francisco Chronicle: Top 10 Books of 2015

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

Fiction

Nonfiction

Harper’s Bazaar: 15 Best Books of 2015

05 January 2016

Harper’s Bazaar: 15 Best Books of 2015

[see also 2020201820172016]

Maria Popova: 15 Best Books of 2015

02 January 2016

Maria Popova: 15 Best Books of 2015

[see also 20182016]

Los Angeles Times: David L. Ulin: Top 10 Books of 2015

26 December 2015

David L. Ulin: Top 10 Books of 2015, as published by The Los Angeles Times

Fresh Air: Maureen Corrigan: 11 Best Books of 2015

24 December 2015

Maureen Corrigan: 11 Best Books of 2015 (as aired on NPR’s Fresh Air)

[see also 202020192018201720162011]

Entertainment Weekly: 11 Best Books of 2015

24 December 2015

Entertainment Weekly: 11 Best Books of 2015

[see also 2010s20182017]

Washington Post: 10 Best Books of 2015

22 December 2015

The Washington Post: 10 Best Books of 2015 (presented alphabetically by title)

[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 2016The Ten Best Books of 2014Top 10 Books of 2013The 10 Best Books of 2012]

Vogue: The 10 Best Books of 2015

19 December 2015

Vogue: The 10 Best Books of 2015

[see also 20202019]

BBC Culture: Jane Ciabattari: The 10 Best Books of 2015

17 December 2015

Jane Ciabattari: The 10 Best Books of 2015 as published by BBC Culture

[see also 201620142013]