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Allen Klein: The Man Who Bailed Out The Beatles, Made The Stones, and Transformed Rock and Roll

Allen Klein: The Man Who Bailed Out The Beatles, Made The Stones, and Transformed Rock and Roll By Fred Goodman (Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) If you don’t know who Allen Klein is, you are going to find out all about this amazing modern music manager/deal maker in Fred Goodman’s richly researched hardcover Allen Klein: The Man Who Bailed More...

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By Ralph Greco On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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M.C. Beaton: Death Of A Liar

Death Of A Liar By M.C. Beaton (Grand Central Publishing) Fun, imaginative and wholly engaging. When was the last time you could use these words to describe a book? Death Of A Liar by M.C. Beaton, yet another More...

By Ralph Greco On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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John Cleese: So Anyway…

So, Anyway… By John Cleese (Crown Archetype) So Anyway… is the new, first-ever John Cleese memoir. It is a wonderful fast page-turning hard cover, covering Cleese’s childhood (and his odd relationship More...

By Ralph Greco On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Wounds to Bind: A Memoir of the Folk-Rock Revolution

Wounds to Bind: A Memoir of the Folk-Rock Revolution By Jerry Burgan and Sylvia Tyson (Rowman & Littlefield) I’m not sure I have enjoyed a personal memoir more than Wounds to Bind: A Memoir of the Folk-Rock More...

By Ralph Greco On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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The Band: Pioneers of American Music

The Band: Pioneers of American Music By Craig Harris (Rowman & Littlefield) If you want to know all there is about The Band, read The Band: Pioneers of American Music by Craig Harris. From the beginning of this More...

By Ralph Greco On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Film Noir: 100 All-Time Favorites

Film Noir: 100 All-Time Favorites Edited by Paul Duncan (Taschen) Opening with the wonderful essay “Notes On Film Noir” by Paul Schrader and taking the reader through the entire spectrum of noir films, Tashen’s More...

By Ralph Greco On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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Taschen: 1000 Tattoos

Taschen: 1000 Tattoos Edited by Burkhard Riemschneider and Henk Schiffmacher (Taschen) Once again Taschen hits it out of the park with a great book. It’s new 1000 Tattoos is a little hardcover of thrilling pictures More...

By Tim Needles On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Thomas Card’s Tokyo Adorned

Tokyo Adorned by Thomas C Card (Booth-Clibborn Editions) Tokyo is a city like none other with its unique spirit, electricity, and style and Thomas C. Card’s new photo book Tokyo Adorned looks at a range More...

By Ralph Greco On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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This Music Leaves Stains: The Complete Story Of the Misfits

This Music Leaves Stains: The Complete Story Of the Misfits By James Greene Jr. (Scarecrow Press) Ever heard of, want to know about, or even have a passing interest in the Misfits? Want to enjoy a brisk fun read More...

By Ralph Greco On Friday, January 3rd, 2014
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Bruce Springsteen In Focus 1980-2012 by Debra L. Rothenberg

Bruce Springsteen In Focus 1980-2012 By Debra L. Rothenberg (Turn the Page Publishing) Bruce Springsteen fan or not, you’re bound to enjoy Bruce Springsteen In Focus 1980-2012 by Debra L. Rothenberg. Like More...