The Best Records of 2006
Funky mushrooms, 40-water, fishscales, fambly cats, and cookie mountains kept our critics alive this year.
By David Downs, Cole Haddon, Mark Keresman, Kathleen Richards, Nate Seltenrich, and Rachel Swan
Everyone loves getting a few new books. But which books?
By Anneli Rufus
Who Reads What Where
Experts reveal the books they’d love to give or get.
By Chris Ulbrich
Our takes on this month’s East Bay best-sellers.
By Kristan Lawson
Custom gift ideas from the East Bay.
By Lauren Gard and Kathleen Richards