The book industry, despite notable successes in 2008, is experiencing the same tumult as other niches in the economic world. Even the comic-book kingdom has suffered, with numerous indie stores signing off after poor sales. New technology tricks are now designed to rekindle the flame in this flagging economy. The nation’s bookstores are still home to a number of fine titles that focus on music. Artist biographies and industry examinations provide us with a different viewpoint about the songs we hear every day. Recommend a book about music, country or otherwise.