Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

2019 Books

Vogue: The Best Novels of 2019

15 November 2019

Vogue: The Best Novels of 2019

O Magazine: The Best Books of 2019

12 November 2019

O, The Oprah Magazine: The Best Books of 2019

[see also 2018, 2017]

Vanity Fair: The Best Books of 2019, So Far

26 July 2019
preliminary

Vanity Fair: The Best Books of 2019, So Far

Entertainment Weekly: The 10 Best Books of 2019 ... So Far

21 July 2019
preliminary

Entertainment Weekly: The 10 Best Books of 2019 ... So Far, a list by David Canfield and Leah Greenblatt

[see also 2018, 2017, 2015]

Vulture: The Best Books of 2019 (So Far)

17 July 2019
preliminary

Vulture: The Best Books of 2019 (So Far), a list by Hillary Kelly and Maris Kreizman published by New York Magazine