As you will see in the selections we present here, there were more than enough great books by great writers in the past year to more than make up for all the other shouters and malingerers.
The Internet: Ego Death (take 2)
'Five Easy Pieces' Must Be Appreciated on Its Own Cantankerous Terms
Sex, Lies, and Uprising in 'A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile'
Tim Bowness: Stupid Things That Mean the World
'Lovers At the Chameleon Club' and the Stories We Tell Ourselves
High Tides: High Tides
In 'Tea Time', 60 Years of Illusions and Pretense Are Pleasantly Lost
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