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.
A No-Nonsense Agenda for the Left
Sierra Hull: Weighted Mind
Shovels and Rope: Busted Jukebox, Vol. 1
'The New Mutants' Is Rooted Both in Scholarship and in the Rich History of Superhero Narratives
The X-Files: Season 10, Episode 3 - "Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster"
On the Meaningful Nonsense in 'Jottings From a Far Away Place'
Is It Always Better to Think Things Through Twice?
Lucinda Williams: The Ghosts of Highway 20
"In another stand-alone episode, there's a lot of teen drama and some surprises, but not much potential.