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What outstanding works of literature, television, art, and film captured your attention in 2016? Our arts correspondent, Jeffrey Brown, spoke this week with leading voices in the arts about some of the most compelling contributions in these fields.
Now we need your help finding what we’ve overlooked. Share your suggestions below for your picks on must-read books and must-watch films and TV shows.
Earlier in the week, we spoke to best-selling authors Jacqueline Woodson and Daniel Pink about the best books of 2016, watch the video here:
Jeffrey Brown also sat down with UPROXX’s Alan Sepinwall and NPR’s Eric Deggans, and asked them to choose the best of the best in 2016 television shows. You can watch that discussion here:
And on Thursday, Ann Hornaday of The Washington Post and Mike Sargent of Pacifica Radio discussed the years most gripping films and touched on what made them so captivating. Watch that here:
Our anchors, correspondents, producers and other members of our staff also shared their favorite books of 2016 here.
If we’ve missed any books, television shows, or movies that you think deserve a spot on top of the best of 2016 podium, share them with us in the comments below. And stay tuned for the best of in music on Friday’s PBS NewsHour.
Dave Berndtson is a production assistant for PBS NewsHour from Chicago.
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