This year's best books about music include thought-provoking reads on how music works, in-depth histories of the underground, and soul-searching autobiographies from legendary (and not-so-legendary) performers.
Daniel Brandt: Eternal Something
Identity Is a Provocative Spectre Throughout Noel Malcolm's 'Agents of Empire'
Red Baraat: Bhangra Pirates
'A Little History of Economics' Provides a Charming Overview of the Dismal Science
There Is Only One Reality, and It’s Analog
Mount Eerie: A Crow Looked at Me
"SSX wanted you to fight its mountains, Steep wants you to love its mountains.