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In the Oft-Reviled Genre of Memoirs, Here are Some Memoirs to Love
23 Feb 2011 // 5:00 AM
A subgenre has emerged that should placate memoirphobes and please memoirfiles: the artist-teacher memoir.
The Lives of Others
31 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM
There's a higher ratio of disposable schlock in the memoir than in other literary genres, but the best memoirs permit access to lives strange, twisted, wasted, brave, and glorious -- lives, in short, other than our own.
'The B-Side' Is an Entertaining Study of the American Songbook
20 Jan 2015 // 1:00 AM
This will be one big revelation for anyone steeped in a rock-centric understanding of pop history, and validation for those who treasure the Songbook in all its glory.