Monday, December 24, 2007

The Year's Best

The Year's Best Baby: Max Driggers

N.Y. Times notable op-ed pieces of 2007 (See esp. the one by Dick Cavett.)
Top 10 visual illusions of the year
Best book cover designs of 2007
A.O. Scott (N.Y. Times) on the year's best movies
John Pareles (N.Y. Times) on the year's best pop CDs
NPR Critics on the year's best books
Roger Ebert on the year's best movies
Fimoculous: all the "best of 2007" lists, hundreds of them

The best books I've read this year

Ron Carlson, Five Skies
Annie Dillard, The Maytrees
B.H. Fairchild, Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest
Thomas Friedman, The World is Flat
Robert Haas, Time and Materials
Ian McEwan, On Chesil Beach
Michael Ondaatje, Divisadero
Michael Pollan, The Omnivore's Dilemma
Richard Russo, Bridge of Sighs
John Williams, Stoner
The best movies I've seen this year

Charlie Wilson's War
The Children of Men
The Last King of Scotland
Letters from Iwo Jima
Michael Clayton
The Three Burials of Melchiades Estrada
The Valley of Elah

1 comment:

Anne said...

I've obviously got some reading and some movie watching to do! Fun lists.