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.

2020

Bustle: The Best Books Of 2020

30 December 2020

The Vanishing Half - Brit Bennett

Bustle: The Best Books Of 2020, listed in order of publication

[see also 2018]

BookPage: Best Books of 2020: Nonfiction

30 December 2020

Notes on a Silencing - Lacy Crawford

BookPage: Best Books of 2020: Nonfiction

[see also Best Nonfiction of 2022Best Fiction of 2022Best Books of 2020: FictionBest Nonfiction Books of 2019Best Fiction Books of 2019]

BookPage: Best Books of 2020: Fiction

30 December 2020

The Vanishing Half - Brit Bennett

BookPage: Best Books of 2020: Fiction

[see also Best Nonfiction of 2022Best Fiction of 2022Best Books of 2020: NonfictionBest Nonfiction Books of 2019Best Fiction Books of 2019]

Thrillist: The Best Books of 2020

30 December 2020

Interior Chinatown - Charles Yu

Thrillist: The Best Books of 2020

Harper’s Bazaar: The Best Books of 2020

29 December 2020

The Vanishing Half - Brit Bennett

Harper’s Bazaar: The Best Books of 2020

[see also 2018201720162015]

Shondaland: The Best Books of 2020

29 December 2020

Elatsoe - Darcie Little Badger

Shondaland: The Best Books of 2020

Electric Lit: Favorite Nonfiction Books of 2020

28 December 2020

Caste - Isabel Wilkerson

Electric Lit: Favorite Nonfiction Books of 2020

[see also Favorite Nonfiction Books of 2021Favorite Novels of 2021Favorite Novels of 202015 Best Novels of 201915 Best Nonfiction Books of 2019]

Electric Lit: Favorite Novels of 2020

28 December 2020

Luster - Raven Leilani

Electric Lit: Favorite Novels of 2020

[see also Favorite Nonfiction Books of 2021Favorite Novels of 2021Favorite Nonfiction Books of 202015 Best Novels of 201915 Best Nonfiction Books of 2019]

Huffington Post: Claire Fallon: The Best Books of 2020

28 December 2020

Claire Fallon: The Best Books of 2020, as published by Huffington Post

[see also 2018]

Vogue: The Best Books of 2020

26 December 2020

A Burning - Megha Majumdar

Vogue: The Best Books of 2020

[see also 20192015]