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Wednesday, January 27 2010

The Ice Storm: America Out in the Cold

Ang Lee captures the '70s on film the way Rick Moody captures the era in the book The Ice Storm. It's the midst of the sexual revolution, the Watergate scandal is erupting, and the country's social consciousness is changing.


Reviews

Monday, September 10 2007

Right Livelihoods by Rick Moody

Moody's new novella collection, dealing mostly with post-9/11 paranoia, is ultimately undone by self-imposed limitations.


Monday, December 6 2004

The Wilco Book (Book + CD) by Wilco

It's clear to see that without this kind of playful exploration to rein back for their song-based work, Wilco might not be Wilco.


Wednesday, June 26 2002

The Black Veil: A Memoir With Digressions by Rick Moody

The book itself, eschewing the traditional memoir's approach to laying out the facts and hoping -- simply by the act of writing -- to come to terms with a life, makes no claim at understanding, or for that matter, judgment.


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