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Richard Goldstein on the Front Lines With Janis Joplin, Andy Warhol, Abby Hoffman and More

Richard Goldstein on the Front Lines With Janis Joplin, Andy Warhol, Abby Hoffman and More

Richard Goldstein's journey is a closely observed, fervently lived “I was there” account of the music, the politics, the sex, the drugs, and the poetry in rock lyrics.
Why Novelist Richard Price Doesn’t Need a Pseudonym

Why Novelist Richard Price Doesn’t Need a Pseudonym

The language and dialogue in his latest novel, The Whites, gives away his identity -- and that's a good thing.
Erik Larson’s Latest Is a Gripping Tale of a Sinking Luxury Ship Not Named Titanic

Erik Larson’s Latest Is a Gripping Tale of a Sinking Luxury Ship Not Named Titanic

Larson's description of the torpedoing of the Lusitania churns like an angry sea, full of detail gleaned from memoirs and letters of survivors and rescuers.
What if an Astronaut Was Stranded on Mars?

What if an Astronaut Was Stranded on Mars?

Andy Weir's sci-fi novel is a rocket ride of page-turning suspense and survival -- it's Gravity meets the red planet.
Must One Wear Out Nine Pairs of Shoes in Order to Truly Appreciate New York?

Must One Wear Out Nine Pairs of Shoes in Order to Truly Appreciate New York?

Sociologist William B. Helmreich tramps through every neighborhood on foot to record New York City's density and diversity for The New York Nobody Knows.

How Amazon Became the Behemoth of the E-Commerce Jungle

Roughneck Literature Queen of Prairie and Sagebrush ‘The Selected Letters of Willa Cather’

Nukes! Violence! Commies! ‘The Noir Forties’

The Marriage of Art and Commerce: ‘360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story’

Listening to Bach, Hearing the World: Paul Elie’s ‘Reinventing Bach’

She’s Still Unusual: ‘Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir’