Fancy Salt, We Exalt

Finishing salts by Confituras

By Kate Thornberry

A House DVD'd

Criterion and Rooster Teeth give you something worth wishing for

By Monica Riese

Get Booked

Big names and newcomers delight in this collection of recent releases

By Monica Riese

Big, Beautiful Books

Adorn your coffeetables with these hardbound masterpieces

By Monica Riese

Gift Guide, Cinema-Style

Shopping for film lovers? We have you covered

BY Monica Riese

Santa's Big Cookbook Bag

Read 'em and eat

By Virginia B. Wood

The World Atlas of Wine

By Wes Marshall

More Cookbooks for Under the Tree

Punk rock vegan treats, fish à la dishwasher, and much more

By Virginia B. Wood

Vegan Cookbooks

By Melanie Haupt

Rock & Roll Books

Buck 'Em! The Autobiography of Buck Owens

Bakersfield sound revived – posthumously!

By Jim Caligiuri

Progressive Country: How the 1970s Transformed the Texan in Popular Culture

There's a lot more to being a cosmic cowboy than just being a Lone Star

By Doug Freeman

Boys From Houston

Before ZZ Top, their precursors the Moving Sidewalks defined the Houston scene

By Margaret Moser

The Replacements: Waxed Up Hair & Painted Shoes

Long hair, flannel, torn jeans – who influenced who?

By Michael Bertin

Jazz Sides

Yardbird blows his alto hard, fast, and revolutionary

By Jay Trachtenberg

Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove

Roots drummer digs deep into his LP crate

By Thomas Fawcett

I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom's Highway

The Staple Singer and their music march on Civil Rights

By Ed Ward

Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion

At the crossroads of Memphis and Civil Rights stood Stax Records

By Scott Schinder

Robert Plant: A Life

Robert Plant's now been a solo artists longer than he was frontman for hard rock's fab four

By Michael Toland

Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir

Linda Ronstadt stays on point – the music

By Scott Schinder

JAMerica: The History of the Jam Band and Festival Scene

What hath the Grateful Dead wrought?

By Jim Caligiuri

Everything's Coming Up Profits: The Golden Age of Industrial Musicals

Musicals you never heard of from the industrial complex

By Greg Beets

Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen

Revisionist history from the man that penned (in his own blood) originally

By Richard Whittaker

If You Like the Ramones ...

Two hundred add-ons to your Ramones collection

By Tim Stegall

Board-Breaking Box Sets

Bruce Lee dominates, of course

By Richard Whittaker

Breezy Reads

Stuff your stockings and top your toilets with these just-for-fun picks

By Monica Riese