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To close out the year, we’re taking a look back at the best things we read, watched, and listened to in 2023.

  • December 21st 2023


Bomb Shelter, Mary Laura Philpott

The Book of More Delights, Ross Gay

Crook Manifesto, Colson Whitehead

Demon Copperhead, Barbara Kingsolver

Foster, Clare Keegan

Frank: Sonnets, Diane Suess

Happy Place, Emily Henry

How To Do The Work, Dr. Nicole LePera

The Hurting Kind, Ada Limón

Lessons in Chemistry, Bonnie Garmus

Song of Achilles, Madeline Miller

Stories of Your Life and Others, Ted Chiang

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow, Gabrielle Zevin

Yellowface, R.F. Kuang

TV Shows

Abbott Elementary

All the Light We Cannot See

The Bear


Daisy Jones and the Six

The Diplomat

Drops of God

The Good Bad Mother

The Great


Jury Duty

The Last of Us

The Mandalorian

The Morning Show

Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story

Reservation Dogs



Ted Lasso

Welcome to Wrexham

What We Do in the Shadows


All of Us Strangers

American Symphony

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret


Cha Cha Real Smooth

The Deepest Breath

The Holdovers

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

May December



Past Lives

Poor Things


Aspen Ideas to Go


On Being

Search Engine

Small Things Often, The Gottman Institute

Song Exploder

Talk Easy with Sam Fragoso

This American Life

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