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.
M. R. James' Ghost Stories Work Eerily Well in This Graphic Fiction Form
St. Lenox: Ten Hymns From My American Gothic
Eyeless in Gaza: Picture the Day (A Career Retrospective 1981-2016)
July Talk: Touch
Kuedo: Slow Knife
Drugdealer: The End of Comedy
"Downfall finds horror in helpfulness.