For fans of Pink Floyd, the book’s first half, with its treasure trove of early Floyd photos, is the main draw; the remastered release of Delicate Sound of Thunder offers a definitive picture of what Pink Floyd actually performed during the 1987 tour.
Those looking to understand why Dolly Parton is such an icon, or searching for a thoughtful and witty alternative to Hillbilly Elegy, would do well to read this book.
It’s hard to imagine many of Gail Mazur’s poems emerging from anywhere else than from inside Route 128.
Sittin’ in raises fascinating issues and its wealth of ephemera provides an amusing context in which to ponder deeper questions.
Journalist Lisa Robinson deconstructed the idea of the girl who could hang with the guys (and laugh off their casual misogyny) long before Gillian Flynn immortalized the Cool Girl in Gone Girl.
To his credit, Kawaguchi is a canny enough craftsman to give the time tripping cliché a healthy spin.
This is history from a distance. Harris’s characters feel more real when they’re working out the equations that will make a missile fly or fall than when they’re fleeing a double agent or a misfiring rocket.
A powerful allegory for our techno-crazed, consumption-addicted, soul-crushing times.
Every exquisitely crafted line reflects the pull of a threatening body politic, the gravitational force of history.
“Let my style capture all the sounds of my time. This should make it an annoyance to my contemporaries. But later generations should hold it to their ears like a seashell in which there is the music of an ocean of mud.”— Karl Kraus