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.
Iron Maiden: The Book of Souls
Noah Gundersen: Carry the Ghost
Can Magic Cure Madness?
FKA twigs: M3LL155X
Elephant Revival: Sands of Now
The Struggling Economies of 'Two Days, One Night'
War Is Eternal in 'Welcome Back #1'
"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.