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.

2017

Hello Giggles: Gina Vaynshteyn: 27 Best Books of 2017

20 January 2018

Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng

Gina Vaynshteyn: 27 Best Books of 2017, as published by Hello Giggles

Awl: Alex Balk: Favorite Books of 2017

18 January 2018

Priestdaddy - Patricia Lockwood

Alex Balk: Favorite Books of 2017, as published by The Awl

Brooklyn Rail: Joseph Salvatore: Best 50 Books of 2017

09 January 2018

Joseph Salvatore: Best 50 Books of 2017, as published by The Brooklyn Rail

Nonfiction

Fiction

Michigan Daily: Top 10 Books of 2017

06 January 2018

We Were Eight Years in Power - Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Michigan Daily: Top 10 Books of 2017

Book Riot: Best Books of 2017

05 January 2018

Book Riot: Best Books of 2017

Shelf Awareness: Best Books of 2017

04 January 2018

Shelf Awareness: Best Books of 2017

[see also 2018]

Fiction

Nonfiction

Stranger: Top 20 Books of 2017

03 January 2018

The Stranger: Top 20 Books of 2017, plus a list of “besties”

Besties

Week: Best Books of 2017

02 January 2018

The Week: Best Books of 2017, divided into novels and nonfiction

Novels

Nonfiction

Barack Obama: Best Books I Read in 2017

31 December 2017

The Power - Naomi Alderman

Barack Obama: Best Books I Read in 2017

[see also 2021202020192018]

Bonus for hoops fans

Harper’s Bazaar: Best Books of 2017

26 December 2017

Pachinko - Min Jin Lee

Harper’s Bazaar: Best Books of 2017

[see also 2020201820162015]