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Peter Guralnick's 'Looking to Get Lost' Is an Ode to the Pleasures of Writing About Music

Peter Guralnick's homage to writing about music, 'Looking to Get Lost', shows how good music writing gets the music into the readers' head.


This Tale of Patsy Cline and Jim McCoy's 'Homeplace' Is Good for the Soul

John Lingan's immersive experience feels exponentially more revelatory than any nonfiction you're likely to have read since the dawn of Twitter.


Capricorn vs. Cancer: The Story of French Singer-songwriter Françoise Hardy

All her life, and in much of her music, she had parsed her relationships, her failings and her tribulations for meaning. Now, here in the room with her -- in her very body -- was Death, that annihilator of meaning.

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