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.
The Buying of the Light: An Eerie Debut on Consumption and Corporeality
'Of Men and War': 'I Still Can't Get Used to the Way I Am'
Gold Panda: Good Luck and Do Your Best
The Lowest Pair: Uncertain As It Is Uneven / Fern Girl and Ice Man
Leyla McCalla: A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey
Beckinsale Beguile's in Stillman's Nearly Perfect Period Piece, 'Love & Friendship'
'The Game Worlds of Jason Rohrer' Is an Insightful Look at the Work of a Key Voice in Gaming
Preacher: Season 1, Episode 1 - "Pilot"
"Hardcore Henry gives us a chance to consider not how well a video game translates to film, but how well a video game point of view translates to film.