Wednesday, January 9, 2008

More Magnificent 07

NPR's Lynn Neary talks with book writers — Laura Miller of, and blogger Mark Sarvas of The Elegant Variation — about worthy books that got overlooked by the mainstream book-review sections in 2007. The complete list of NPR's recommended reading and listening for Holidays 2007, and, from KQED, the Forum listeners' eclectic winter reading list. Bob Mondello rounds up his 10 favorite films, plus 13 more that linger in memory at year's end, and this page also has a link to his nine previous year-end lists.

Booktrust rounds up the most chosen titles from various newspapers' books of the year choices; here is their 2006 list, and their 2007 summer reading list.

Silicon Valley Metro's film critic Richard von Busack picks the winners and losers from 2007. The best movies and the best graphic novels of 2007 from The Contra Costa Times. East Bay Express film critic Kelly Vance picks her ten best movies of 2007. The Seattle Times film critic Moira Macdonald lists her top 10 of the year (and a splendid second 11, just because), and some of E! Online's favorite authors recommend their book picks for 2007.

Five Indian film makers pick their best films from 2007 in the new year issue of Outlook; elsewhere in the magazine, a list of books that created a buzz this year. The top ten Indian movies of the year, according to The Week. Rediff has two lists of the top Indian movies of 2007 (here and here) and also a list of the best music.

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