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The Best Books of 2005

By Nikki Tranter

28 February 2006

The Best Non-Fiction Books of 2005

A Man Without a Country by Kurt Vonnegut, The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat by Bob Woodward, Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, Lipstick Jihad by Azadeh Moaveni and many more (in three parts).

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The Best Fiction Books of 2005

Fiction or non-fiction, censored, scorned or adored, we were captivated and seduced by 2005's offerings, from a surprise death in the new Harry Potter to the 'truth' of the afterlife in Mary Roach's Spook. In a list comprising the best graphic novels, short story collections, memoirs, and rants, here are the best of 2005, PopMatters-style

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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