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.

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Lists

  • Katy Waldman: My Favorite Fiction of 2020
  • Doreen St. Félix: The Best TV Shows of 2020
  • Sheldon Pearce: My Thirty Favorite Albums of 2020
  • Richard Brody: The Best Movies of 2020
  • New Yorker: The Best Books We Read in 2020
  • Amanda Petrusich: The Best Music of 2020
  • Sarah Larson: The Best Podcasts of 2019
  • Amanda Petrusich: The Best Music of the Decade
  • Emily Nussbaum: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  • Richard Brody: The Best Movies of 2019
  • Amanda Petrusich: The Best Music of 2019
  • Katy Waldman: The Best Books of 2019
  • Richard Brody: The Twenty-Seven Best Movies of the Decade
  • Sarah Larson: Best Podcasts of 2018
  • Emily Nussbaum: My Not-Top-Ten Television List
  • Troy Patterson: My Favorite TV Shows of 2018
  • Amanda Petrusich: Ten Best Albums of 2018
  • Richard Brody: Best Movies of 2018
  • Katy Waldman: Best Books of 2018
  • Dan Chiasson: The Poetry I Was Grateful For in 2018
  • Dan Chiasson: The Poetry I Was Grateful for in 2017
  • Emily Nussbaum: Definitely Not a Top Ten List
  • Amanda Petrusich: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  • Richard Brody: 35 Best Movies of 2017
  • Dan Chiasson: 8 Best Poetry Books of 2016
  • Richard Brody: 35 Best Movies of 2016
  • Dan Chiasson: 12 Favorite Poetry Books of 2015
  • Richard Brody: 30 Best Movies of 2015
  • Sasha Frere-Jones: 50 Most Impressive Albums of 2014
  • David Denby: 10 Best Movies of 2014
  • Sasha Frere-Jones: 42 Best Albums of 2013
  • Anthony Lane: 8 Best Films of 2012
  • David Denby: 11 Best Films of 2012
  • Sasha Frere-Jones: 40 Best Albums of 2012
  • Richard Brody: 27 Best Movies of 2012
  • Richard Brody: 26 Best Films of 2011
  • David Denby: Best Films of 2011