'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

5 Sep 2006 // 11:00 PM

Prison Break - Season One

Fox's preposterous prison serial cranks the lunacy and thrills up to 11 in its oversized and rollicking inaugural season.

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Headlights: Kill Them With Kindness

The full-length by this Midwest trio comes on the heels of their phenomenal debut EP. Will lightning strike twice?

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Psalm One: The Death of Frequent Flyer

Psalm One has the fire, the flow, and the charisma to succeed -- once she finds the production, she'll fly.

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5 Sep 2006 // 11:00 PM

2UP: Teenage Mondo Crash

2UP makes the most out of tiny timeframes and maximum chaos.

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5 Sep 2006 // 11:00 PM

JPP: Artology

Artology is not radically different from JPP's earlier releases, but the group is, as always, reliably excellent.

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Cairo Gang, The: The Cairo Gang

Don't look now, but there's a gang from Cairo on the loose. Well, they're really from Chicago, and they bring with them a sound that falls somewhere between Wilco and the Velvet Underground if they wore beads.

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cephas and wiggins: Shoulder to Shoulder

Melodic Virginian blues in the old style, broadened in repertoire, but everything personal, nothing routine.

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Nethers: In Fields We Will Lie

DC's Carlsonics find true calling in freak folk reveries and dark rural pop

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5 Sep 2006 // 5:00 AM

Malachi Constant: Pride

Direct from Minnesota come Malachi Constant, a group that has continued to evolve over the course of its three albums and eight years as a

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Orbit Service: Songs of Eta Carinae

Songs of Eta Carinae tempers a large helping of dark psychedelia with enough catharsis to keep it from becoming tedious.

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On Truth and Dark Turns in 'Tickled'

// Short Ends and Leader

"The tickling wormhole seems to be getting deeper...

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