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.
‘His Girl Friday’: What a Difference One Sex Change Makes
The xx: I See You
Various Artists: Bobo Yéyé: Belle Époque in Upper Volta
The Band of Heathens: Duende
'Rogue Archives': Fan Fiction and Cultural Memory
Davey Dynamite: Holy Shit
Visage: The Wild Life (The Best of 1978-2015)
Arvo Pärt: Kanon Pokajanen
"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.