Agatha: The Real Life of Agatha Christie

Agatha: The Real Life of Agatha Christie

By A. Loudermilk

The new Agatha Christie biography is a graphic novel in form but a mere flipbook in narrative. 29 Jul 2016 // 2:05 AM

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//Recent Reviews

28 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Donald Fagen: Morph the Cat

More jazz-slick (but seriously dark) sophistipop from one half of Steely Dan.

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28 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Panic Division: Versus

Panic! at the Disco meets Kid A Radiohead? Strange as that sounds, the Panic Division's debut breathes fresh air into a genre that desperately needs it.

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28 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Jandek: Khartoum

In which the Texan maverick finally finds true happiness, overcomes misery and radiates love for all living things. Just kidding: he's still unhappy.

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Los Lobos: Wolf Tracks: The Best of Los Lobos

Nothing fancy or sugar-coated here: Simply put, Los Lobos is one of the best bands to ever grace the music world -- period. (And don't argue).

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Hank Williams III: Straight to Hell

With Straight to Hell, Hank III finally grows beyond the confines of his famous lineage and delivers a powerful mix of hillbilly and cow-punk near-classics.

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28 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Juvenile: Reality Check

The hype for Reality Check makes it out to be a statement album, a reaction to the recent plight of New Orleans. Don’t believe it.

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Eef Barzelay: Bitter Honey

Fans of Clem Snide need little convincing that Eef Barzelay is a gifted songwriter.

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New Buffalo: The Las Beautiful Day

Sparse and subdued, New Buffalo's debut eases on by in a waft of pleasantness without any lingering sense of significance.

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27 Mar 2006 // 3:00 PM

Transgeneration

Transgeneration is a more comprehensive and complicated look at the difficulties faced by transgender individuals than Duncan Tucker's Transamerica.

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27 Mar 2006 // 3:00 PM

Dog the Bounty Hunter: The Best of Season 2

Dog is not just a patriarch, he's a franchise. There's lots of Dog merchandise, and most relatives wear T-shirts or hats with the imposing logo.

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I Don't Get 'Pokémon Go'

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"I’ve never felt more out of touch.

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