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The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records, Volume One (1917-27)

Breaking into a cabinet of blues.

Reviewed by Doug Freeman, Music, Oct. 24, 2013

Left of the Dial: Conversations with Punk Icons

From fanzine to book.

Reviewed by Tim Stegall, Music, Oct. 24, 2013

Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington

Jazz maestro in detail.

Reviewed by Jay Trachtenberg, Music, Oct. 24, 2013

Let Me Clear My Throat

Singing takes many forms.

Reviewed by Jim Caligiuri, Music, Oct. 24, 2013

Open Your Heart

Yoga murders part two.

Reviewed by Chase Hoffberger, Music, Oct. 24, 2013

Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief

Even in the face of truth ...

Reviewed by Michael Toland, Music, Oct. 24, 2013

Nonfiction and Memoir

Justin St. Germain, Stephen Harrigan, and more delight with these true tomes

Books, Oct. 24, 2013

Fiction Favorites

From postapocalyptic islands to mining camps in Nevada, these novels will rock your world

Books, Oct. 24, 2013

¡Viva Tequila! Cocktails, Cooking, and Other Agave Adventures

Hutson and her publisher pull out all the stops

Reviewed by Wes Marshall, Books, Jul. 3, 2013

House of Earth

Rock & roll summer reading

Reviewed by Luke Winkie, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

Days That I'll Remember: Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono

Jonathan Cott

Reviewed by Luke Winkie, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

Louder Than Hell

Jon Widerhorn & Katherine Turman and Howie Abrams & Sacha Jenkins

Reviewed by Michael Toland, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

Springsteen on Springsteen

Jeff Burger

Reviewed by Raoul Hernandez, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division

Peter Hook

Reviewed by Richard Whittaker, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

Mojo Hand: The Life and Music of Lightnin' Hopkins

Timothy J. O'Brien and David Ensminger

Reviewed by Doug Freeman, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

The First Four Notes: Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination

Matthew Guerrieri

Reviewed by Graham Reynolds, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

Enjoy the Experience: Homemade Records 1958-1992

Johan Kugelberg, Michael P. Daley, and Paul Major

Reviewed by Greg Beets, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

Detroit Rock City: The Uncensored History of Rock & Roll in America's Loudest City

Steve Miller

Reviewed by Kevin Curtin, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp: An Autobiography

Richard Hell

Reviewed by Tim Stegall, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard-Living, Hair, and Post-Punk, from the Middle East to the Lower East Side

Rayya Elias

Reviewed by Abby Johnston, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

It's Only Rock & Roll: Thirty Years Married to a Rolling Stone

Jo Wood

Reviewed by Margaret Moser, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

The Doors Unhinged: Jim Morrison's Legacy on Trial

John Densmore

Reviewed by Jay Trachtenberg, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

Shell Shocked: My Life with the Turtles, Flo & Eddie, and Frank Zappa, etc.

Howard Kaylan with Jeff Tamarkin

Reviewed by Scott Schinder, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

The Billy Bob Tapes: A Cave Full of Ghosts

Billy Bob Thornton

Reviewed by Tim Stegall, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

The Soundtrack of My Life

Clive davis with Anthony DeCurtis

Reviewed by Jim Caligiuri, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

Falling Cars and Junkyard Dogs: Portraits of a Musical Life

Jay Farrar

Reviewed by Doug Freeman, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

The King of Good Intentions

John Andrew Fredrick

Reviewed by Michael Toland, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

98% Funky Stuff: My Life in Music

Maceo Parker

Reviewed by Jay Trachtenberg, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

The Wrecking Crew

Kent Hartman

Reviewed by Chase Hoffberger, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

Anyone Who Had a Heart: My Life and Music

Burt Bacharach with Robert Greenfield

Reviewed by Scott Schinder, Music, Jun. 20, 2013

The Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook

Five Austin cookbooks to sink your teeth into

Reviewed by Virginia B. Wood, Books, Jun. 13, 2013

The Everything Thai Cookbook, 2nd ed.

Jam Sanitchat

Reviewed by Mick Vann, Books, Jun. 13, 2013

Paleo French Cuisine

Alain Braux

Reviewed by Anna Toon, Books, Jun. 13, 2013

Austin Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes From the Texas Capital

Crystal Esquival

Reviewed by Jessi Cape, Books, Jun. 13, 2013

Down Home With Ruby Dee

How one tragic accident led to a therapeutic cookbook

Reviewed by Gracie Salem, Books, Jun. 13, 2013

Life After Life

Kate Atkinson

Reviewed by Amy Gentry, Books, May. 16, 2013

The Science Delusion

Curtis White

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Books, May. 16, 2013

The Son

Philipp Meyer

Reviewed by Jaime deBlanc-Knowles, Books, May. 16, 2013

You

Austin Grossman

Reviewed by James Renovitch, Books, May. 16, 2013

And the Mountains Echoed

Khaled Hosseini

Reviewed by Jessi Cape, Books, May. 16, 2013

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