Grace Lichtenstein is a journalist and the author of six books. For many years she was a reporter and bureau chief for The New York Times. Her book reviews have appeared in the Times, Washington Post and other publications. She regularly reviews music books for MusicMediaMonthly.com She lives in Manhattan.
Wednesday, March 20 2013
A cultural historian views the age of anxiety through the lens of mostly black-and-white crime movies.
Friday, January 4 2013
This sumptuous coffee table book shows and tells the history of one of the most important record labels in the world through an abundance of photographs and an impressive text by noted historian, Sean Wilentz.
Wednesday, November 21 2012
The story of how Bach's music was revived through modern recording technology makes for a dazzling read.
Wednesday, October 31 2012
Cyndi Lauper's autobiography is full of crazy moments and smart-ass remarks, but it's also a cautionary tale about strong women vs. the music business.