Books by David H. Rosenthal

THE SLUM by Aluísio Azevedo
Released: June 1, 2000

This enormously popular and influential Brazilian novel, first published n 1890, is a landmark work of accusatory naturalism whose energetic author (1857-1913) at his best deserves comparison with Balzac (a likely influence) and his exact contemporary Zola. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 1992

"An original and compelling assessment."
Lively history by free-lance jazz-journalist Rosenthal of a brief but important musical era falling between post-Charlie Parker jazz and Stevie Wonder-style tunes. Read full book review >