As for me, I am working on some lists for you...Three of them. But you'll have to come back closer to the end of December for these:
"The Five Most Hyped Philanthropic Stories of 2006,"
"The [x number of] Trends That Might Actually Matter to Philanthropy in 2007 & Beyond," and
"Lucy's List of [x number of] Interesting Philanthropic Stories that Didn't Get the Hype they Deserve."
In the meantime, here are the three books we most frequently referred to clients or used ourselves in 2006: