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Celeste Norfleet’s One Night In Georgia Brings A New Face To the Road Novel

ONE NIGHT IN GEORGIA. Celeste O. Norfleet. Harper Collins. “I had seen racist crimes against my father and grandfather, but I had never experienced it firsthand. Not like this. Taken. … Continue reading

July 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

“Mirrors Exorcising Demons”

Mirrors Exorcising Demons (Meditations On Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue) I. (who) Is poet (combs) Through blind thickets Of thought (re) Leasing God From these Old mirrors (mind) & eyes & … Continue reading

June 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Rolling Thunder Revue Spotlights Dylan’s Many Faces

THE ROLLING THUNDER REVUE: THE 1975 LIVE RECORDINGS. Bob Dylan. Columbia/Legacy. In 1975, Bob Dylan took to the road with his famed “Rolling Thunder Revue.” The tour was designed to … Continue reading

June 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Woody Guthrie Tribute Concert Celebrates One of American Music’s Forgotten Influences

WOODY GUTHRIE ALL-STAR TRIBUTE CONCERT 1970. Directed by Jim Brown. Produced by Jim Brown, Nancy Wexler, Nora Guthrie, Harold Leventhal. Frederic Underhill, David Myers. MVD Visual. Woody Guthrie’s songwriting and … Continue reading

June 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

In the Afterglow: HBO’s Chernobyl

CHERNOBYL. A Five-part miniseries. Directed by John Renck. Created and written by Craig Mazin. HBO and Sky-UK. In the 1980s, the Soviet Union was a nation in deep decay: not … Continue reading

June 4, 2019 · 2 Comments

San Francisco Giants Join Major League Baseball To Battle Breast Cancer

For the San Francisco Giants and all other Major League Baseball teams, Sunday will be about more than Mother’s Day. In addition to celebrating mom’s presence in our lives, fans … Continue reading

May 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Eric Topol’s Deep Medicine Looks To Change the Way Healthcare Is Delivered

DEEP MEDICINE. How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again. Eric Topol. Basic Books. “We currently live in a world of shallow medicine. Patients exist in a world of insufficient … Continue reading

May 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Quick Picks In Fiction & Nonfiction

AT HOME WITH MUHAMMAD ALI: A Memoir of Love, Loss & Forgiveness. Hana Ali. Amistad/Harper One Group. Fans of the enigmatic boxer will be captivated by his daughter’s beautifully written … Continue reading

April 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Gina Marie Guadagnino’s The Parting Glass Brings Old New York Roaring To Life

THE PARTING GLASS. Gina Marie Guadagnino. Atria. Historical fiction is both a tough sell and an extremely difficult genre to explore via the confines of a debut novel. Nonetheless, Gina … Continue reading

April 9, 2019 · Leave a comment
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