Books by Karen Schoemer

Released: Feb. 8, 2006

"Contributions of some stereotypical pop singers before the Beatles revived Western culture, mixed with plenty of the writer's own catharsis."
Former Newsweek music critic Schoemer checks out some singers of the pop tunes of the '50s and, surprised to discover that their records were not a waste of vinyl, finds love in the kitsch. Read full book review >