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Category Archives: 2015

The Merry Makers Put Their Own Stamp On Christmas

WELCOME TO OUR CHRISTMAS PARTY. Band of Merry Makers. Portrait Records / Sony Music Masterworks. The season comes alive in this new album from The Merry Makers: Sam Hollander and Kevin Griffin, with … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Cutting Edge Peers Into the Mind of the Artist At Work

THE CUTTING EDGE 1965-1966: THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 12. Bob Dylan. Columbia Records/Legacy. Since its introductory release 25 years ago, Bob Dylan’s Bootleg Series has been renowned for its ability … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Daniel Klein Helps Us Explore the Meaning of Life

EVERY TIME I FIND THE MEANING OF LIFE, THEY CHANGE IT. Daniel Klein. Penguin. Set for release on October 27th, Daniel Klein’s Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

New From Macmillan Audio

IN THIS TOGETHER. Ann Romney. Macmillan Audio. In this memoir, Ann Romney tells the story of her life in blunt and honest terms, showing us that even the privileged and … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

October 2015

PATHFINDER TALES: BEYOND THE POOL OF STARS. Howard Andrew Jones. TOR. Howard Andrew Jones is renowned for his ability to blend fantasy with adventure in building works of fiction with … Continue reading

October 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Odes To the Golden Age of Song

INTRODUCING DARLENE LOVE. Darlene Love. Produced by Stevie Van Zandt. Columbia Records. Darlene Love has long been thought of as one of rock guru Phil Spector’s great discoveries, known for … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Talking Folklore Center Leaves Time Standing Still

IZZY YOUNG: TALKING FOLKLORE CENTER. Directed by Jim Downing. MVD Visual/Gazell Records. In 1959, Izzy Young helped to put folk music on the map with his Folklore Center which sat … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Medicare & Medicaid At 50

MEDICARE AND MEDICAID AT 50. Edited by Alan B. Cohen; David C. Colby; Keith A. Wailoo; Julian E. Zelizer. Oxford University Press. This volume, just released from Oxford, takes a … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

War Times From Different Perspectives

THE REAPER. Nicholas Irving. With Gary Brozek. Macmillan Audio. The Reaper is a gripping memoir written by Special Operations Direct Action Sniper Nicholas Irving. Irving was regarded as the most … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment
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