Books by Joseph Lanza

Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Consider this a paradigm of antigravity: a brief incandescence of entertainment followed by notions so light they melt—vapidly, forgettably—into thin air. (Author tour)"
Gravity, that awesome, ubiquitous presence, is too often reduced here to a springboard for launching a handful of fevered conjectures. ``Gravity schmavity,'' as the ad folk behind Wonderbra might have it. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 15, 1995

"Like a drunken spree: not without its pleasures, but sloppy and apt to lead to misunderstandings. (15 b&w photos, not seen)"
The meaning of mixed drinks, served by pop culture historian Lanza with a twist when it might better have been offered neat. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 21, 1994

Philosophy and history of American background music by pop- culture historian Lanza (Fragile Geometry, 1991—not reviewed). Read full book review >