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.
Pumarosa: The Witch
Leftfield: Leftism 22
Jlin: Black Origami
Wooden Wand: Clipper Ship
Poetry and Imagery in Abdellah Taïa's 'Another Morocco'
Author Lee Smith's Memoir Is a Balance of Sweetness and Heartbreak
Walerian Borowczyk Explores the Obsessive Quest in 'Story of Sin'
Los Straitjackets: What's So Funny About Peace, Love and Los Straitjackets
"Full Throttle: Remastered is a game made for people who don't mind pixel hunting -- like we used to play.