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'The Temptation of Despair' Is a Marvelous New Work on World War II-Era Germany
Werner Sollors' memories formed the basis for this book, but his research caused him to re-evaluate and re-imagine what he thought he knew about the time and the era. [28.Aug.14]
Someone Is Missing in Elizabeth McCracken's 'Thunderstruck'
These stories, to borrow Carrie Fisher’s title, are postcards from the edge, a place McCracken’s creative heart has taken up residence. [27.Aug.14]
Harry Potter for Grown-Ups Grows Up
The third and final installment in Lev Grossman's 'Magicians' trilogy, The Magician's Land, is also its best. [27.Aug.14]
Tracing the Mythos of Dylan, One Fan at a Time
The Dylanologists doesn't give up any answers about Dylan, but it does ask the right questions of people, on the trail through Dylan's America. [26.Aug.14]
If You Can't Take the Heat, Get Out of the (Restaurant) Kitchen
Popular Orangette blogger Molly Wizenberg loves to cook, as made clear in Delancey... just not in restaurants. [26.Aug.14]
Reviews
Werner Sollors' memories formed the basis for this book, but his research caused him to re-evaluate and re-imagine what he thought he knew about the time and the era. [27.Aug.14]
These stories, to borrow Carrie Fisher’s title, are postcards from the edge, a place McCracken’s creative heart has taken up residence. [27.Aug.14]
The third and final installment in Lev Grossman's 'Magicians' trilogy, The Magician's Land, is also its best. [26.Aug.14]
The Dylanologists doesn't give up any answers about Dylan, but it does ask the right questions of people, on the trail through Dylan's America. [26.Aug.14]
Popular Orangette blogger Molly Wizenberg loves to cook, as made clear in Delancey... just not in restaurants. [25.Aug.14]
This stark, chiaroscuro compilation promotes a humanitarian view of the First World War, as witnessed by an array of Earth's beleaguered creatures. [25.Aug.14]
In The Black-Eyed Blond, Benjamin Black provides such a satisfying incarnation of Raymond Chandler's sensibility, it's almost possible to pretend Chandler is back among the living. [24.Aug.14]
By Nick Tabor
Guitar music gave John Fahey a bridge to the subconscious, and his subconscious evidently was a scary realm. [21.Aug.14]
News
Features
By Scott B. Bomar
Southbound profiles the musicians, producers, record labels, and movers and shakers that defined Southern rock, including the Allmans, Skynyrd, the Marshall Tucker Band and here, the Charlie Daniels Band. [21.Aug.14]
By Michael Jarrett
The story of country music told through hit records by Hank Williams, George Jones, Patsy Cline, Buck Owens, Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, and many others. [14.Aug.14]
Columns
Print the Legend
The YA crowd is full of articulate, well-read, hungry hyenas. They'll rip my lungs out for this. They'll crucify me. They'll leave my corpse in a ditch. [18.Aug.14]
Re:Print
Human rights movements, says Samuel Moyn, have done a poor job protecting and fighting for social and economic rights. [12.Aug.14]
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