best of 2017
best of 2017

Astrophysical Delight

The year’s most stunning images of space.

Dec. 29 2017 11:11 AMThe Best Legal Reads of 2017It’s been a year.
The Music Club
Dec. 29 2017 9:00 AMThe Music Club, 2017Entry 14: Love is a mixtape (even if it’s a playlist).
The Music Club
Dec. 26 2017 7:30 AMThe Music Club, 2017Entry 5: My favorite albums of the year.
Dec. 21 2017 4:12 PMThe Best of the ReckoningThe most searing, honest, forceful, precise, paradigm-shifting writing on sexual harassment this year.
Dec. 15 2017 9:06 AMThe Best Jazz Albums of 2017Plus the best historical releases.
Dec. 14 2017 5:55 AMThe 10 Best TV Shows of 2017In an unbelievably long year, great shows burst the bounds of TV and delivered brutal honesty and hope.
Dec. 12 2017 12:24 PMKaty Waldman’s 10 Favorite Books of 2017A reimagined Odyssey, Hillary Clinton’s reckoning, and fairy tales about sexual horror.
Live at Politics and Prose
Dec. 29 2017 11:05 AMThe Year in ReviewFascinating authors are always visiting Politics and Prose; here are some of our favorites from 2017.
Slate Fare
Dec. 28 2017 5:59 PMThe Most Popular Slate Stories of 2017The best part: It’s not too late to read them.
Dec. 22 2017 7:46 AMRepresent: 2017 in ReviewReflecting on the year in representation, from Moonlight to the Weinstein fallout.
Dec. 18 2017 11:12 AMThe 8 Best Audiobooks of 2017From the dulcet tones of Michael Sheen to the irresistible deadpan of Sherman Alexie.
Dec. 14 2017 9:00 AMThe 19 Best Sentences of 2017Straight from the pens of Sally Rooney, Durga Chew-Bose, and James Comey, to name a few.
Dec. 13 2017 5:50 AMLaura Miller’s 10 Favorite Books of 2017Pankaj Mishra’s urgent political analysis, Ali Smith’s blissful prose, and David Grann’s latest journo-thriller.
Dec. 7 2017 4:34 PMThe Top 10 Movies of 2017The 10 pieces of flotsam I kept clinging to during this tempestuous year.