As you will see in the selections we present here, there were more than enough great books by great writers in the past year to more than make up for all the other shouters and malingerers.
Ben Kenobi Returns in 'Star Wars #15'
Wild Nothing: Life of Pause
'Sun Ra: a Joyful Noise' and the Joy of Ra's Mythocracy
The Nebulas Are Not About Elitism, But About Giving a Platform to Good Sci-fi Stories
The X-Files: Season 10, Episode 4 - "Home Again"
Mercy Street: Season 1, Episode 4 - "The Belle Alliance"
'The Witness': Puzzles Are Teachers, Puzzles Are Bullies
Tindersticks: The Waiting Room
"The two Steves at Double Take are often mistaken for Paul Newman and Robert Redford; so it's appropriate that they shoot it out over Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.