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book cover for James Patterson, The Stories of My Life, by James Patterson
Books / Pop

James Patterson, The Stories of My Life, by James Patterson

James Patterson, The Stories of My Life, by James Patterson (Little, Brown and Co., 360 pages) There’s a rumor out […]

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Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/06/30

Ghostkeeper, Multidimensional Culture (Victory Pool Records) One usually doesn’t think of indigenous people as dancing jigs and playing fiddles, but […]

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Lessons in Chemistry, by Bonnie Garmus

Lessons in Chemistry, by Bonnie Garmus (Doubleday, 386 pages) There are a lot of things to appreciate about this debut […]

album cover for Chastity Brown, Sing to the Walls
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/06/23

Chastity Brown, Sing to the Walls (Red House Records) The long and short of this album is that it’s like […]

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Books / Pop

Two Nights in Lisbon, by Chris Pavone

Two Nights in Lisbon, by Chris Pavone (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 436 pages) As perhaps the only semi-literate person on […]

album cover for Ironflame, Where Madness Dwells
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/06/16

Ironflame, Where Madness Dwells (High Roller Records) As you may have noticed, I’ve ignored all the bleating from our Baby […]

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Books / Pop

Musical Revolutions: How the Sounds of the Western World Changed, by Stuart Isacoff

Musical Revolutions: How the Sounds of the Western World Changed, by Stuart Isacoff (Deckle Edge, 320 pages) In modern parlance, […]

album cover for Keith Hall, Made In Kalamazoo
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/06/09

Keith Hall, Made In Kalamazoo (Trios And Duos) (Zoom Out Records) Sparsity, thy name is Made In Kalamazoo, and it […]

book cover for The Immortal King Rao
Books / Pop

The Immortal King Rao, by Vauhini Vara

The Immortal King Rao, by Vauhini Vara (W.W. Norton & Co., 384 pages) Commercially successful fiction usually doesn’t make the […]

album cover for Nicki Bluhm, Avondale Drive
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/06/02

Nicki Bluhm, Avondale Drive (Compass Records) Today I learned that even Idris Elba had to get his start somewhere, because […]

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