Paul Elie
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The Best Non-Fiction of 2012
24 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

Memoirs in graphic novel form blur the line that snakes between non-fiction and fiction; humorists and pulitzer prize winners delight, inform and terrify us; the real world, artfully penned, opens itself into a book, vulnerable, yet daring us to look. Here is the best of what we saw.

The Best Music Books of 2012
19 Dec 2012 // 4:00 PM

This year's best books about music include thought-provoking reads on how music works, in-depth histories of the underground, and soul-searching autobiographies from legendary (and not-so-legendary) performers.


Listening to Bach, Hearing the World: Paul Elie's 'Reinventing Bach'
20 Nov 2012 // 4:15 PM

The story of how Bach's music was revived through modern recording technology makes for a dazzling read.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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