My favourite books, films and artists of 2014

Same format as last year.

Books (most published before 2014):
1. Anna Karenina (Tolstoy)
2. My Struggle books 1 & 2 (Knausgard)
3. Herzog (Bellow)
4. Island (Huxley)
5. Ham on Rye (Bukowski)
6. Post Office (Bukowski)
7. Superintelligence (Bostrom)
8. The Diversity of Life (Wilson)
9. White Girls (Als)
10. Steve Jobs (Isaacson)

Musical artists (new music released in 2014) & standout track:
1. Beyonce (7/11)
2. YG (Bicken Back Bein Bool)
3. Lil Wayne (Rich as Fuck)
4. Makonnen (Tuesday)
5. Future Islands (Seasons)
6. Vince Staples (Limos)
7. Young Thug (Lifestyle)
8. Ariana Grande (Bang Bang)
9. Sleaford Mods (Tiswas)
10. Bobby Schmurda (Hot N***a)

Films (UK release in 2014):
1. All is Lost (Chandor)
2. Le Weekend (Michell)
3. Boyhood (Linklater)
4. Bullhead (Roskam)
5. Under the Skin (Glazer)
6. A Touch of SinĀ (Zhang Ke)
7. Nightcrawler (Gilroy)
8. Interstellar (Nolan)
9. Blue Ruin (Saulnier)
10. Fury (Ayer)

(haven’t yet seen Ida, ‘71, Leviathan, We are the Best or American Sniper - suspect they will shake the list up)