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.

Books

Vogue: The Best Novels of 2019

15 November 2019

Vogue: The Best Novels of 2019

Time: The 10 Best Fiction Books of the 2010s

13 November 2019

Time Magazine: The 10 Best Fiction Books of the 2010s

[see also The 11 Best Fiction Books of 2019 So Far, Best Books of 2018, Top 20 Books of 2017, The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of the 2010s]

O Magazine: The Best Books of 2019

12 November 2019

O, The Oprah Magazine: The Best Books of 2019

[see also 2018, 2017]

Time: The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of the 2010s

11 November 2019

Time Magazine: The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of the 2010s

[see also The 11 Best Fiction Books of 2019 So Far, Best Books of 2018, Top 20 Books of 2017, The 10 Best Fiction Books of the 2010s]

Lit Hub: The 20 Best Works of Nonfiction of the Decade

06 November 2019

Literary Hub: The 20 Best Works of Nonfiction of the Decade

[see also 2018]