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Commando: The Autobiography of Johnny Ramone

Tall tales of Texas and beyond

Reviewed by Greg Beets, Music, Jun. 14, 2012

Seeing the Light: Inside the Velvet Underground

Rob Jovanovic

Reviewed by Michael Toland, Music, Jun. 14, 2012

No Regrets

Ace Frehley, Joe Layden and John Ostrosky

Reviewed by Raoul Hernandez, Music, Jun. 14, 2012

This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl

Paul Brannigan

Reviewed by Luke Winkie, Music, Jun. 14, 2012

Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo and the Rise of Indie Rock

Jesse Jarnow

Reviewed by Zoe Cordes Selbin, Music, Jun. 14, 2012

33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs, From Billie Holiday to Green Day

Dorian Lynskey

Reviewed by Jim Caligiuri, Music, Jun. 14, 2012

Too High To Die: Meet the Meat Puppets

Greg Prato

Reviewed by Austin Powell, Music, Jun. 14, 2012

Diamond in the Rough: A Memoir

Shawn Colvin

Reviewed by Abby Johnston, Music, Jun. 14, 2012

The Age of Miracles

Hackers, heretics, and spies, oh my

Reviewed by Kimberley Jones, Books, Jun. 14, 2012

Alif the Unseen

G. Willow Wilson

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Books, Jun. 14, 2012

The Book of Khalid

Ameen Rihani

Reviewed by Jessi Cape, Books, Jun. 14, 2012

In the Kingdom of Men

Kim Barnes

Reviewed by Jay Trachtenberg, Books, Jun. 14, 2012

Bellringer: A St-Cyr and Kohler Mystery

J. Robert Janes

Reviewed by Jesse Sublett, Books, Jun. 14, 2012

Mission to Paris

Alan Furst

Reviewed by Kimberley Jones, Books, Jun. 14, 2012

The Graphic Canon, Vol. 1: From 'The Epic of Gilgamesh' to Shakespeare to 'Dangerous Liaisons'

Russ Kick

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Books, Jun. 14, 2012

My Extraordinary Ordinary Life

Sissy Spacek's memoir is as easy to read as it is a pleasure to digest

Reviewed by Margaret Moser, Screens, May. 3, 2012

Every Night the Trees Disappear: Werner Herzog and the Making of Heart of Glass

How to explain the genius of Werner Herzog?

Reviewed by Marc Savlov, Screens, May. 3, 2012

Richard Linklater (Contemporary Film Directors)

Richard Linklater is a man with time on his mind

Reviewed by Kimberley Jones, Screens, May. 3, 2012

Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design

Jennifer Bass and Pat Kirkham

Reviewed by Kimberley Jones, Screens, Dec. 1, 2011

Steve McQueen: The Actor and His Films

Andrew Antoniades and Mike Siegel

Reviewed by Marjorie Baumgarten, Screens, Dec. 1, 2011

Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design

Gift Guide: Coffeetable Saul Bass

Reviewed by Kimberley Jones, Books, Dec. 1, 2011

Steve McQueen: The Actor and His Films

Gift Guide: Coffee-table Steve McQueen

Reviewed by Marjorie Baumgarten, Books, Dec. 1, 2011

The Stranger's Child

Alan Hollinghurst

Reviewed by Sarah Smith, Books, Oct. 20, 2011

The Visible Man

Chuck Klosterman

Reviewed by Audra Schroeder, Books, Oct. 20, 2011

When She Woke

Hillary Jordan

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Books, Oct. 20, 2011

Unprecedented Power: Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the Common Good

Steven Fenberg

Reviewed by James Renovitch, Books, Oct. 20, 2011

The Outlaw Album

Daniel Woodrell

Reviewed by James Renovitch, Books, Oct. 20, 2011

The Beautiful and the Damned: A Portrait of the New India

Siddhartha Deb

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Books, Oct. 20, 2011

How To Do Things With Videogames

With minimal tech jargon, Ian Bogost explores how games have become embedded in all aspects of our lives

Reviewed by James Renovitch, Books, Sep. 29, 2011

East of the West: A Country in Stories

If you have to staycation, at least see the world via books

Reviewed by Sarah Smith, Books, Jul. 28, 2011

The Book of Happenstance

Translating obsession

Reviewed by Monica Riese, Books, Jul. 7, 2011

The Sisters Brothers

A black-comic picaresque set in Gold Rush country

Reviewed by Kimberley Jones, Books, Jun. 23, 2011

The Astral

Where's the drama in this family drama?

Reviewed by James Renovitch, Books, Jun. 23, 2011

After Midnight

The rise of Nazism slowly affects a partying 19-year-old in Germany

Reviewed by Sarah Smith, Books, Jun. 16, 2011

Eleven

'Life isn't so neat' in British comic Mark Watson's novel

Reviewed by Monica Riese, Books, Jun. 16, 2011

New in Graphic Novels

These are two books so ripe with sex, it's as if the subject has fermented in the pages

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Books, Jun. 9, 2011

Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War

Sit down with a book when it's too hot to cook

Reviewed by MM Pack, Food, May. 26, 2011

Tender: A Cook and His Vegetable Patch

Nigel Slater

Reviewed by Kate Thornberry, Food, May. 26, 2011

Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef

Gabrielle Hamilton

Reviewed by MM Pack, Food, May. 26, 2011

Storied Dishes: What Our Family Recipes Tell Us About Who We Are and Where We've Been

Linda Murray Berzok

Reviewed by Rachel Feit, Food, May. 26, 2011

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