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.

The Boston Globe

on the web

Lists

  • Boston Globe: Best Poetry of 2020
  • Boston Globe: Best Books of 2020
  • Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade
  • Terence Cawley: Best Albums of 2018
  • Maura Johnston: Best Albums of 2018
  • John Freeman: 22 Best Fiction Books of 2017
  • Kate Tuttle: 19 Best Nonfiction Books of 2017
  • Kate Tuttle: 20 Best Nonfiction Books of 2016
  • John Freeman: 15 Best Fiction Books of 2016
  • John Freeman: 10 Best Poetry Books of 2016
  • Ty Burr: 28 Best Movies of 2014
  • Michael Andor Brodeur: 8 Best Poetry Books of 2012
  • Ty Burr: Top 26 Movies of 2012
  • Wesley Morris: Top 25 Movies of 2012
  • Ty Burr: Top Movies of 2011
  • Wesley Morris: Top Movies of 2011
  • Sarah Rodman: Top Albums of 2011
  • James Reed: Top Albums of 2011