Best of 2020

BOOKS

Intimations by Zadie Smith
Weather by Jenny Offill
The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline
Fresh Water for Flowers by Valerie Perrin
My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell
Afterlife by Julia Alvarez
The Book of V by Anna Solomon

MUSIC

BEST ALBUMS

Agnes Obel: Myopia
Braids: Shadow Offering
Cults: Host
Emily Sprague: Hill, Flower, Fog
Fiona Apple: Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Fleet Foxes: Shore
Flora Yin-Wong, Holy Palm
Phoebe Bridgers: Punisher
Soccer Mommy: Color Theory
Taylor Swift: Folklore
Tomberlin: Projections
Waxahatchee: Saint Cloud
Widowspeak: Plum

BEST SONGS:

“The Last Great American Dynasty,” Taylor Swift
“Trials,” Cults
“Man’s World,” MARINA
“Lilacs,” Waxahatchee
“Hours,” Tomberlin
“Circle the Drain,” Soccer Mommy
“Snow Angel,” Braids
“Breadwinner,” Widowspeak
“Kyoto,” Phoebe Bridgers
“Gaslighter,” The Chicks

FILM

Emma
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
The Assistant
Shirley
Miss Americana
How to Build a Girl
Sound of Metal
I’m Thinking of Ending Things
Sylvie’s Love
The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

TV

Unorthodox
Bridgerton
Mrs. America
Lenox Hill
Athlete A
Stateless
Mrs. Fletcher
The Queen’s Gambit
The Flight Attendant

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