Clive James Proves That Great Literature Is Not Dead

Clive James Proves That Great Literature Is Not Dead

By Hans Rollman

Clive James’ Latest Readings provide a source of inspiration, wit, and lessons about life and art. 3 Aug 2015 // 7:00 AM

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	Nirvana: With the Lights Out

As amazingly important as Nirvana were, they became popular the same way anyone else ever has: they happened to be saying the right thing at just the right time. If their timing had been off by just the merest fraction, they could have easily fallen into line with the Pixies, the Replacements and Pavement as yet another greatly esteemed but commercially overlooked indie band.

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	Death Angel: The Art of Dying

Death Angel should have been huge. Along with Testament, the San Francisco band emerged from the thriving Bay Area thrash metal scene in the late ‘8

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	Dub Trio: Exploring the Dangers Of

Dub Trio come with a little novelty attached. Since dub reggae originally emerged from Jamaica as the almost accidental creation of studio engineers and producers,

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	Various Artists: DFA Compilation #2

DFA deserve to be huge. After all, all the label has done is become the source for very nearly all the greatest American indie dance music that's come out in the first half of this decade.

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1 Dec 2004 // 11:00 PM

	The Velvet Underground: self-titled

The Velvet Underground. A great deal of ink has been spilled over this New York City band over the past 30+ years. Ever since the fateful

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1 Dec 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Throwing Muses: The Real Ramona

My drummer friend would often pick me up in the middle of the night so that we could drive around and chat while he delivered

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	Gonzalo Rubacalba: Paseo

This is something of a mixture, Cuban pianist Gonzalo Rubacalba at times going all out to play, not Cuban music, but very much mainland North

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1 Dec 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Radio 4: Stealing of a Nation

Dance-punk has always been a genre high on potential but short on talent. !!! generated a lot of excitement with their “Me and Giuliani Down By

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	Mekons: Heaven and Hell: The Very Best of the Mekons

Isn’t there some anecdote about three blindfolded people in a room with an elephant? They all feel a different part of the animal—ear,

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	Kelly’s Heels: Dig In!: A Popboomerang Compilation

Kelly’s Heels are actually a new band in name only. Originally forming out of a British group called the Ashes, Kelly’s Heels was

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