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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	Cheap Trick: The Essential Cheap Trick

Conventional wisdom holds that Cheap Trick exploded out of the gates with three strong studio albums, each arguably a touch weaker than the preceeding one.

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	David Bowie: Earthling [remastered]

By his own estimation, David Bowie‘s Young Americans was “the definitive plastic soul” record of the ‘70s. That view, offered towards the end of

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	Bonnie “Prince” Billy: Sings Greatest Palace Music

In his own way, Will Oldham‘s as inscrutable as anyone in music. His many name changes (Palace, Palace Brothers, Palace Music, Palace Songs, Will

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23 Mar 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Jamie Barnes: The Fallen Acrobat

Silber Records has an excellent track record of releasing quality music from lesser known, but generally more talented artists whom the major record labels generally

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23 Mar 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Rusty Anderson: Undressing Underwater

In a certain sense, Rusty Anderson is a throwback to the golden age of rock and roll. This talented musician is a whiz on guitar,

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23 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Grandmothers by Doris Lessing

The tension no longer rests in the female narrators' attempts to find and define themselves, but instead flows from the way their actions shape the lives of their offspring.

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23 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Epicure’s Lament by Kate Christensen

He protects against lasting human connections by deploying a steady stream of vitriol to any person unlucky enough to be within earshot. To Christensen's credit, she never dilutes his obnoxiousness to make him or the novel more palatable.

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City in the Sky: The Rise and Fall of the World Trade Center by James Glanz and Eric Lipton

For many occupants, life and death became a matter of where you were, which way you went and the sometimes unintended consequences of design.

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23 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Annunciation of Francesca Dunn by Janis Hollowell

By throwing medication into the mix, Hollowell confuses the theology. Does God deny his visions to people who are on psychiatric medication?"

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	New Model Army: Great Expectations: The Singles Collection

It must be hard to stand up and consider yourself something special under the grey skies of industrial Northern England. It must take some particular

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