This is not your average best-of list. Showing their pop colors, while maintaining (somehow) their indie, undergroup, hipster cred, PopMatters book reviewers select the best books of 2006.
Leo Tolstoy: Out of the Havoc Comes Human Compassion and a Shot at Redemption
Jamie xx: In Colour
Tori Amos: Little Earthquakes / Under the Pink (reissues)
'Charlie's Country' Remembers and Lives Australia's Tragic Colonial Past
The Best in the Worst Circumstances in 'Old Man Logan #1'
Nobody Won the 'War for the Soul of America'
Simon Spence's Biography of the Happy Mondays Is 'All Excess'
"Doria Russell finds heroes in the errant in Epitaph, a novel that captures the realities of the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral, and much more.