Posts Tagged: end of year

2015 List of “Best of” Lists

Source: The Year in Fungi – The New Yorker Five mycological highlights from 2015, including banana killers, rainmakers, and the zombie cure. Source: Top 25 News Photos of 2015 – The Atlantic The past year has been a series of tumultuous news stories, from the massive migration crisis and the war and terror those migrants

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Annual “Best of” Lists for 2014

A small selection of “best of” lists from 2014. The Man Booker Prize – 2014 Finalists — awarded to The Narrow Road to the Deep North: A novel by Richard Flanagan Pulitzer Prize – The 2014 Winners Fiction Finalists — Awarded to The Goldfinch: A Novel by Donna Tartt Newbery Medal Award 2014 Finalists —

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Annual “Best of” Lists for 2013

I’ve put together much more comprehensive lists like this in the past, but time and priorities have interfered this year. Here are the end-of-year retrospectives that I was able to review and enjoy this December. 100 Notable Books of 2013 – New York Times 50 Book Covers for 2013 – The Casual Optimist The Best

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Annual “Best of” Lists for 2012

Top 10 Science Stories of 2012 – Discover Magazine 2012: The Year in Pictures – New York Times 2012 Year in Pictures: Part I – The Big Picture, Boston.com 2012 Year in Pictures: Part II – The Big Picture, Boston.com 2012 Year in Pictures: Part III – The Big Picture, Boston.com The 140 Best Twitter

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Ringing out 2010

Yesterday we had a mini earthquake here in Indiana and this time I actually felt it, because I was still lying in bed like a lazy person on vacation, because I was a lazy person on vacation. It felt like a harbinger, a bellwether. I have been significantly lackadaisical lately about nearly everything except work.

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My “Best of 2003” Retrospective List

Best TV show: Joan of Arcadia. Honorable mention: Celebrity Poker Showdown, The Amazing Race 4 Best Fiction: Life of Pi. Honorable mention: American Gods, The DaVinci Code Best Non-Fiction: Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look At The Right Honorable mention: Indiana Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities, and Other

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