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jim-defilippi's picture
Nov.05.2010
What if Truman Capote's classic true-crime book, IN COLD BLOOD, had gotten it all wrong?  That is what Queens, New York, reporter Jimmy Spacone tries to find out--not realizing that this pursuit of the truth could either sanctify or crucify him.
peter-conners's picture
Nov.03.2010
In 1960, Allen Ginsberg, high on William Blake and the resounding success of his epic poem, Howl, met Timothy Leary, the new Harvard psychologist eager to convince the world that getting high on psychedelic drugs could soothe the savage beast in the human heart. Conners (Growing Up Dead: The...
john-wilcock's picture
Jun.20.2010
Village Voice and Interview cofounder John Wilcock was first drawn into the milieu of Andy Warhol through film-maker Jonas Mekas, assisting on some ofWarhol’s early films, hanging out at his parties and quickly becoming a regular at the Factory. “About six months after I started hanging out at...
robert-g-dunn's picture
Apr.21.2010
A South Side Chicago blues joint A hot young guitar player up against ... ... the King of the Blues A witchy woman, a silver stripe in her hair A young girl discovering her long-lost father A white boy with his own secrets   They all come together in Cutting Time, a novel set in the Chicago...
bradford-morrow's picture
Oct.15.2009
A powerful novel about innocence and guilt, atonement and healing, friendship and betrayal, Trinity Fields maps the landscape of the American soul. Kip and Brice were best friends, born on the same day in 1944 in Los Alamos, New Mexico, the most secret place on earth. Sons of men who engineered the...
richie-unterberger's picture
Jun.09.2009
White Light/White Heat: The Velvet Underground Day-By-Day is by far the most comprehensive book on the Velvet Underground ever published. The 368-page, 8 1/2" X 11"-sized book details the group's recording sessions, record releases, concerts, press reviews, and other major events shaping...
a-colin-wright's picture
Apr.19.2009
Finding One’s Self on a Romantic Island That Time Forgot Sardinian Silver   KINGSTON, ONTARIO – How many young people have dreamt of self and sexual discovery in a far off, exotic place? Arthur Fraser, the main character of Sardinian Silver (published by iUniverse) by A. Colin Wright, not...
ken-kuhlken's picture
Apr.17.2009
THE DO-RE-MI, a Northern California folk festival, 1972Evergreen is a different town than the last time Clifford Hickey visited, only a year ago. Then it was an Eden, a garden of peace and delights, of music and lovely hippies sharing all they had. Now it's the site of a range war. Bikers have...
ken-kuhlken's picture
Apr.17.2009
THE DO-RE-MI, a Northern California folk festival, 1972Evergreen is a different town than the last time Clifford Hickey visited, only a year ago. Then it was an Eden, a garden of peace and delights, of music and lovely hippies sharing all they had. Now it's the site of a range war. Bikers have...