Books by Alex Ross

BEST MUSIC WRITING 2011 by Alex Ross
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Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A great incentive to fire up Spotify, or even the old stereo."
New Yorker music editor Ross (Listen to This, 2010, etc.) curates the year's finest scribbling about sound. Read full book review >
LISTEN TO THIS by Alex Ross
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Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"A celebration of what it means to be alive in a world of great music."
A vibrant new collection from New Yorker music critic Ross (The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, 2007). Read full book review >
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Released: Oct. 23, 2007

"A must-read for those who have struggled with understanding modern music and a benchmark book that should eventually become a classic history of the 20th century."
The music critic for the New Yorker tells the story of the 20th century through its music. Read full book review >