The best books of 2010 for the gift-giving season

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The holiday season is approaching quickly, and if you're like millions of other Americans, books will be on your to-give list. What books should you be giving? Which books are most likely to be enthusiastically received ? regardless of whether you're giving them to an e-reading enthusiast or couch potato? Patrik Henry Bass, our friend and senior editor at Essence magazine, is here with some tips, and offers (after the jump) his favorite books of 2010 for this gift-giving season. Patrik's gift recommendations: Simpsons World, The Ultimate Episode Guide: Seasons 1-20 Life (Keith Richards) Just Kids (Patti Smith) Busing Brewster Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters Andrew Moore: Detroit Disassembled Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing