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.
Nathan Bowles: Whole & Cloven
Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra: Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra
Eluvium: False Readings On
Ed Harcourt: Furnaces
Garry Trudeau Knows Words -- He Has the Best Words
'Don't Breathe' Won't Even Give You the Breath to Scream
Battle Trance: Blade of Love
Frank Ocean: Blonde (take 2)
"Watch the trailer for No Man's Sky and then for Frostpunk. There is a clear difference in the kind of expectations each creates in its audience.