'The Black Notebook' Shows Modianos Undiminished Capacity to Conjure the Magic of Paris

'The Black Notebook' Shows Modiano’s Undiminished Capacity to Conjure the Magic of Paris

By Hans Rollman

Someday, perhaps, a virtual reality headset will achieve something like what Patrick Modiano has done here. 21 Feb 2017 // 7:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

26 Apr 2006 // 11:00 PM

Supreeme: Supremacy

Touting a new record deal and the same old skills, Supreeme may not be on the top of the rap game yet, but with more albums like this, they're definitely on their way.

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Zemog el Gallo Bueno: Cama de la Conga

He's got a lot to say about Latin music and about the history and treatment of Puerto Rico by the U.S.

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26 Apr 2006 // 11:00 PM

Lylas: Lessons for Lovers

Nashville alt.brooders used to love you like a sister... now they want to teach you how to kiss.

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Roy Orbison: The Essential Roy Orbison

The story of the Big O from the beginning of his career to posthumous releases can be found on this new compilation. Orbison knew the mystery of dreams could be better suggested by a trill than by words alone.

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26 Apr 2006 // 11:00 PM

Faktion: Faktion

It may be cookie cutter modern rock, but this debut isn't without its quality moments. Too bad there aren't enough of them.

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The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)

If only Lazarescu had wandered into a slick American melodrama, maybe someone would have made sure he received the relief he needed.

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26 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Monkeys & Midgets is an easy, fast-paced throwback to silly childhoods that won't disappoint you as long as you don't go into it expecting anything more.

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26 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Metric

's opening days are done.

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Sprawl: A Compact History by Robert Bruegmann

Bruegmann maintains that there are at least two causes of sprawl in its modern form, increased affluence and the spread of democracy.

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Shalabi Effect: Unfortunately

As calculated as an improv-noise album can be, Unfortunately melds the accessible with the impenetrable.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Explores 'This Is the Police'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we take a look at the themes and politics of This Is the Police.

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