Reviews Books

121-150 of 1,076 entries
<i>The Wangs vs. the World</i>
The Wangs vs. the World
by Jade Chang

Melanie Haupt, Arts, Nov. 3, 2016

<i>The O. Henry Prize Stories 2016: The Best Stories of the Year</i>
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2016: The Best Stories of the Year
Edited by Laura Furman

Joe O'Connell, Arts, Nov. 3, 2016

The History of Rock & Roll, Volume 1: 1920-1963
The History of Rock & Roll, Volume 1: 1920-1963
Local music journalism pioneer takes on all of rock & roll

Tim Stegall, Music, Nov. 3, 2016

<i>Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth</i>
Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth
by Jane Alexander

Jessi Cape, Arts, Nov. 3, 2016

<i>The Blind Astronomer’s Daughter</i>
The Blind Astronomer’s Daughter
by John Pipkin

W. A. Brenner, Arts, Nov. 3, 2016

The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology: A Memoir
The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology: A Memoir
How the one-hit UK synth-pop entrepreneur transcended the Top 40

Kahron Spearman, Music, Nov. 3, 2016

<i>Sweetbitter</i>
Sweetbitter
by Stephanie Danler

Kimberley Jones, Arts, Nov. 3, 2016

<i>The Last Painting of Sara de Vos</i>
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
by Dominic Smith

Rosalind Faires, Arts, Nov. 3, 2016

<i>Who Killed These Girls?</i>
Who Killed These Girls?
by Beverly Lowry

Rosalind Faires, Arts, Nov. 3, 2016

<i>A Gentleman in Moscow</i>
A Gentleman in Moscow
by Amor Towles

Kimberley Jones, Arts, Nov. 3, 2016

<i>White Sands: Experiences From the Outside World</i>
White Sands: Experiences From the Outside World
by Geoff Dyer

W. A. Brenner, Arts, Nov. 3, 2016

<i>The Devil’s Sinkhole</i>
The Devil’s Sinkhole
by Bill Wittliff

Joe O'Connell, Arts, Nov. 3, 2016

Sheet Music
On Bowie
Quickie Bowie bio and slim fanboy volume shades somewhat heroic

Bryan Rolli, Music, Aug. 11, 2016

Review: <i>Good as Gone: A Novel of Suspense</i>
Good as Gone: A Novel of Suspense
Amy Gentry's page-turning thriller is set apart by its realistic and empathetic portrayal of abuse victims and their families

Jessi Cape, Arts, July 21, 2016

Getaways Far, Far Away
The Winged Histories
Sofia Samatar's novel of Olondria takes patience, but its characters are intensely complex and beautifully human

Jessi Cape, Arts, June 16, 2016

My Little Red Book
Don't All Thank Me at Once: The Lost Pop Genius of Scott Miller
Seminal pop savant uncovered

Michael Toland, Music, June 16, 2016

My Little Red Book
Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk
Punk rock as L.A. lit no less than Charles Bukowski and Raymond Chandler

Tim Stegall, Music, June 16, 2016

My Little Red Book
Let's Go to Hell: Scattered Memories of the Butthole Surfers
Front lunatic Gibby Haynes escapes the Butthole Surfers' first bio, but nothing else did

Kevin Curtin, Music, June 16, 2016

My Little Red Book
Small Town Talk: Bob Dylan, the Band, Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix & Friends in the Wild Years of Woodstock
The history of Woodstock – the town, not the festival

Jim Caligiuri, Music, June 16, 2016

My Little Red Book
NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories
The punk equivalent to Mötley Crüe's debauched autobiography The Dirt

Tim Stegall, Music, June 16, 2016

My Little Red Book
Texas Jailhouse Music: A Prison Band History
Even the Texas state prison system proved an incubator for the Lone Star soundtrack

Alejandra Ramirez, Music, June 16, 2016

Getaways Far, Far Away
Dark Run
Mike Brooks' ragtag gang on a galactic smuggling mission may seem familiar (cough, Firefly), but you'll love 'em all the same

Rosalind Faires, Arts, June 16, 2016

My Little Red Book
Country Boys and Redneck Women
Diane Pecknold & Kristine M. McCusker

Abby Johnston, Music, June 16, 2016

My Little Red Book
Living Like a Runaway
Lita Ford

Raoul Hernandez, Music, June 16, 2016

My Little Red Book
Kent Finlay, Dreamer: The Musical Legacy Behind Cheatham Street Warehouse
Brian T. Atkinson & Jenni Finlay

Doug Freeman, Music, June 16, 2016

Getaways Far, Far Away
Arabella of Mars
Set in an alternate past wherein Britain colonized Mars, David D. Levine's novel is a thrilling adventure for young and old

Adrienne Martini, Arts, June 16, 2016

My Little Red Book
Stick It! My Life of Sex, Drums, and Rock & Roll
Rod Stewart mispronounced the session basher's name, but Carmine Appice survived nonetheless

Richard Whittaker, Music, June 16, 2016

My Little Red Book
Prince: The Man and His Music
First comprehensive Prince bio dropped domestically two months before he died

Neph Basedow, Music, June 16, 2016

Getaways Far, Far Away
Arcadia: A Novel
Four protagonists move through our world, imaginary worlds, and time in Iain Pears' sumptuous tangle of a book

Rosalind Faires, Arts, June 16, 2016

My Little Red Book
Terminated for Reasons of Taste
Collection of local brainiac Chuck Eddy's freakishly knowledgeable music insights

Libby Webster, Music, June 16, 2016

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