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.
Cacophonies and Heavenly Choruses: A Cure for the Classical Blues
Paul Theroux's 'Deep South' Takes Us Inside America's Third World
Love Is a Battleworld in 'Secret Wars: Secret Love #1'
The Faces: 1970-1975: You Can Make Me Dance, Sing, or Anything
William Parker: For Those Who Are, Still
Riverside: Love, Fear and the Time Machine
Iron Maiden: The Book of Souls
Noah Gundersen: Carry the Ghost
""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney