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.

2018 Books

Popsugar: Best Books of 2018

18 December 2018

Popsugar: Best Books of 2018

BuzzFeed: Best Books of 2018

17 December 2018

BuzzFeed: Best Books of 2018, Nonfiction and Fiction, "in no particular order" but numbered as follows.

[see also 20212010s2019]

Nonfiction

Fiction

Broadly: Laura Winnick: 10 Best Books of 2018

15 December 2018

Laura Winnick: 10 Best Books of 2018, as published by Broadly

Shelf Awareness: Best Books of 2018

13 December 2018

Shelf Awareness: Best Books of 2018

[see also 2017]

Fiction

Nonfiction

Paste: Best Books of 2018

13 December 2018

Paste Magazine: Best Books of 2018, Novels and Nonfiction

[see also 2010s2017]

Novels

Nonfiction

Lit Hub: Favorite Books of 2018

13 December 2018

Literary Hub: Favorite Books of 2018

[see also Our 48 Favorite Books of 2021Our 65 Favorite Books of 2020The 20 Best Novels of the 2010sThe 20 Best Works of Nonfiction of the 2010s]

Slate: Laura Miller: 10 Best Books of 2018

12 December 2018

Laura Miller: 10 Best Books of 2018, as published by Slate

[see also 2021202020192017]

Autostraddle: 50 of the Best Feminist Books of 2018

11 December 2018

Autostraddle: 50 of the Best Feminist Books of 2018, with the poetry list filed separately here

Fiction

Nonfiction

Cultural Criticism

Essay Collections

Anthologies

Memoir/Biography

Boston.com: 20 Best Books of 2018

11 December 2018

Boston.com: 20 Best Books of 2018, selected by staff members from four Boston book shops

[see also 2019]

Fiction

Poetry

Nonfiction

Dennis Cooper: Favorite Fiction and Nonfiction of 2018

11 December 2018

Dennis Cooper: Favorite Fiction and Nonfiction of 2018

[see also 201920162012]

Fiction

Nonfiction