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Category Archives: August 2015

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

Portraits of Van Morrison’s Middle Period

VAN MORRISON: ANOTHER GLORIOUS DECADE. UNDER REVIEW. 1977- 1987. MVD. Due out on September 18, Glorious Decade chronicles an important and generally under-appreciated period of “Van-the-Man’s” storied career. In the … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

August 2015

DARK ORBIT. Carolyn Ives Gilman. TOR. Carolyn Ives Gilman’s Dark Orbit will be like presents under the tree on Christmas day for Sci-Fi fans across the globe. In this dark … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment
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