'Amy': She Was All About the Music

'Amy': She Was All About the Music

By Cynthia Fuchs

As sad as Winehouse's story may be, Amy is gorgeous and provocative, too. 2 Jul 2015 // 9:00 AM

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	Roky Erickson: I Have Always Been Here Before: The Roky Erickson Anthology

Erickson's status as a cult legend is based in large part on his sci-fi rockers, but to dismiss this portion of his music as lunatic kitsch would be a grave error.

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	Et Sans: Par Noussss Touss les Trous de Vos Crânes

Two words to describe this particularly indescribable album: très bien.

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	Clare Quilty: Face the Strange

Clare Quilty makes trip-hop fun again, if you define a danceable indictment of human alienation as 'fun'.

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A View from the Eye of the Storm; Terror and Reason in the Middle East by Haim Harari

The book turns into one of the three basic types of literature dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, the pro-Israeli diatribe.

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9 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

My Depression: A Picture Book by Elizabeth Swados

This can be a tricky audience to write for; after all, they'll just stop reading the book if it's too, well, depressing.

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9 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Home Land by Sam Lipsyte

The loser, writing about a loser, wins. How life affirming is that?"

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Delaying the Real World: A Twentysomething’s Guide to Seeking Adventure by Colleen Kinder

I have to wonder how much experience Kinder has in doing any of the things she suggests in this book.

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Barney’s Crew by Sean Carswell

Carswell concerns himself more with substance than style, and shrugs off the desire to seek out fame and fortune.

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8 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	13 & God: self-titled

Hip-hop, meet glitch pop. Glitch pop, meet hip-hop.

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	Robert Earl Keen: What I Really Mean

Imagine Hank Williams dressed in drag with bright red lipstick singing songs about love, pain and human imperfection at a barroom in the city of Brotherly Love.

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