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Category Archives: June 2013

New Releases From Blackstone Audio

DIRTY WARS: THE WORLD IS A BATTLEFIELD. Jeremy Scahill. Tom Weiner, Narrator. Blackstone Audio. In this balls-out reportage by acclaimed journalist Jeremy Scahill (Blackwater), the reader is allowed to taste … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oxford Reinvents the Renaissance

On June 26, 2013, Oxford University Press’s Grove Art Online, in partnership with the National Gallery of Art, launched Italian Renaissance Learning Resources – a free online tool allowing users to explore Italy’s great  period of … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Joyland

JOYLAND. Stephen King. Hard Case Crime/Titan Books. When Stephen King writes to his considerable strengths as an author, he stands well above the level of any other scribblers using the … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial Music

ASSIMILATE. A CRITICAL HISTORY OF INDUSTRIAL MUSIC. S. Alexander Reed. Oxford University Press. Assimilate serves as the first analysis of industrial music as a genre, delineating the history of this often … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

City Lights Turns 60!

City Lights, located at the corner of Columbus Avenue and Broadway in San Francisco’s famed North Beach district, is a seminal bookstore. Founded in 1953 via a partnership between poet … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 · Leave a comment
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