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.
Viet Thanh Nguyen Is a Lucid and Robust Voice for the Forgotten
'The Lonely City' Makes a Case for Empathy and Kindness
Jodie Foster's First Great Performance: 'The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane'
Chance the Rapper: Coloring Book
Cate Le Bon: Crab Day
Tolstoy, Rasputin, and Teffi, One of Russia's Greatest Woman Writers
Cannes 2016: 'American Honey' + 'Uchenik'
Street Roving in 'Downtown 81' and 'Wild Style'
"In the glut of new "holidates", April and May offer two holidays celebrating the millions who preserve and promote the art of dance