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NONFICTION

WHY COMICS?

by Hillary L. Chute

For anyone who wants a crash course in contemporary comics, or wants to teach one, this is your book. Full review >

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    DAVID BOWIE MADE ME GAY

    NOV. 21, 2017

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

DAVID BOWIE MADE ME GAY

by Darryl W. Bullock

Well-researched and brimming with intrigue, Bullock’s comprehensive study not only makes the work of scores of musicians... Full review >

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    HANK AND JIM

    OCT. 24, 2017

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

HANK AND JIM

by Scott Eyman

An entertaining, richly documented biography that will be appreciated by film and theater scholars as well as fans of these... Full review >

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    ALI

    OCT. 3, 2017

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

ALI

by Jonathan Eig

An exemplary life of an exemplary man who, despite a few missteps, deserves to be remembered long into the future. Full review >

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    LOU REED

    OCT. 10, 2017

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

LOU REED

by Anthony DeCurtis

Essential reading for Reed fans and strongly recommended for anyone interested in rock as art. Full review >

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    ROOTS, RADICALS AND ROCKERS

    JULY 11, 2017

NONFICTION

ROOTS, RADICALS AND ROCKERS

by Billy Bragg

Writing with an expert practitioner’s appreciation for music, Bragg tells the story of British rock-’n’-roll’s forerunner... Full review >

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    MONOGRAPH BY CHRIS WARE

    NOV. 1, 2017

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

MONOGRAPH BY CHRIS WARE

by Chris Ware illustrated by Chris Ware

This collection has a last-word feel to it, offering a delightful summation of a fruitful and very busy last few decades.... Full review >

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    TOSCANINI

    JUNE 27, 2017

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

TOSCANINI

by Harvey Sachs

Sweeping yet meticulous, appreciative without eschewing critical judgments—like Toscanini himself. Full review >

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    SPOILER ALERT

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

SPOILER ALERT

by Michael Ausiello

A heartbreaking memoir infused with dark humor and composed with true love. Full review >

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