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laura-albert's picture
Feb.18.2014
Da Capo Best Music Writing has become one of the most eagerly awaited annuals of them all. Celebrating the year in music writing by gathering a rich array of essays, missives, and musings on every style of music from rock to hip-hop to R&B to jazz to pop to blues and more, it is essential...
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May.30.2013
Hard Listening: The Greateast Rock Band Ever (of Authors) Tells All, by Mitch Albom, Dave Barry, Sam Barry, Roy Blount Jr., Matt Groening, Ted Habte-Gabr, Greg Iles, Stephen King, James McBride, Roger McGuinn, Ridley Pearson, Amy Tan & Scott Turow. Over 350M books sold. Forty New York Times #1...
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Dec.05.2012
The definitive account of an extraordinary life. Sylvie Simmons, the award-winning author, crafts a portrait of Cohen as nuanced as the man himself, drawing on a wealth of research that includes Cohen’s personal archives and more than a hundred exclusive interviews with those closest to Cohen—from...
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Nov.26.2012
A memoir of adventure, tragedy, family and faith, and a daughter's navigating the wilderness of an Alaskan river and of her own heart. When her parents are killed by a grizzly bear in Alaska’s remote Arctic, author Shannon Huffman Polson is forced into a wilderness of grief. Her quest for healing...
deborah-grabien's picture
Aug.18.2012
When the Fog City Geezers sign a recording contract with Fluorescent Records, band founder JP Kinkaid makes an unusual decision: to record a live show as their first CD. Climbing into a tour bus named Magic with the band and his wife, Bree, he's expecting no more than the usual glitches and...
deborah-grabien's picture
Aug.18.2012
The conclusion of Blacklight’s exhausting Book of Days tour finds guitarist JP Kinkaid recuperating at home in San Francisco. As JP’s local band, the Fog City Geezers, plans gigs at Marin County’s 707 Club, the club is put up for sale. Blacklight, seeing an opportunity to preserve a classic venue...
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May.25.2012
  Folk Concert: Changing Times concerns the journey of becoming a woman during difficult times.  Themes include feminism, love relationships, college teaching, nature, psychotherapy, travel, the anti-Vietnam War movement, family, the life of an artist/entertainer/writer, and music....
eveline-de-bruyn's picture
Nov.16.2011
     The search for the wholeness within.  The Book of Lillith is a beautifully written odyssey of the journey of the soul searching for union with its human counterpart.  The human part lost its memory along the way of growing up in the illusionary world that...
laura-barcella's picture
Nov.01.2011
In Madonna and Me, nearly 40 women write about Madonna’s influence on their lives. No subject goes unexplored—from sex and money to fashion and identity, the stories are just as brazen, bold, and balls-to-the-wall as Madonna. They explore the evolution of her chameleonlike personas—material girl...
grant-carrington's picture
Jul.31.2011
  Garcia's dream has become reality and now, as the acknowledged master of the complex combination called the autar--part sitar, part guitar, part computer--he has won fame and riches, love and admiration.  But Shaara Muenstretiger's jeer still rankles:  "tasteless and overblown" was what...