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Category Archives: Rat’s Notebook

Journal Entries, Poems & Jottings From A Once In A Millennium Poet

IRON CURTAIN JOURNALS. January-May 1965. Edited by Michael Schumacher. University Of Minnesota Press. “These journals are a welcome and relevant addition to Ginsberg’s huge oeuvre and persistent legacy.” – Anne … Continue reading

February 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Heart Disease Not Just About Men Anymore

HEART SOLUTION FOR WOMEN. Mark Menolascino. HarperOne. There has been a long-standing misconception that heart attacks are a part of a male disease process – the result of big guys … Continue reading

February 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

New From Penguin-Random House Audio

OUT OF THE MAZE. Spencer Johnson. Read by Tony Roberts. A Penguin-Random House Audio Book. Looking to change your life for the better? If so, Spencer Johnson M.D. has some … Continue reading

January 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

The History of the Beats In Pictures

THE BEAT SCENE. Photographs by Burt Glinn. Essay by Jack Kerouac. Reel Art Press. Burt Glinn, who launched his career with Life Magazine and died in 2008, was a master … Continue reading

January 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Electric Review’s 2018 Gift Basket Overflows in Sci-Fi, Rock & Roll, Dickens & Self-Help

The Electric Review recommends the following titles as potential stocking-stuffers for that book worm on your list. BOB DYLAN: THE ESSENTIAL INTERVIEWS. Edited By Johnathan Cott. Simon and Schuster. Bob … Continue reading

November 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bob Dylan Live 1962-66 Offers A Snapshot of the Poet Recast As Orator

BOB DYLAN LIVE 1962-1966. Rare Performances From The Copyright Collections. Bob Dylan. Sony Legacy. Bob Dylan has refined his stage persona and perfected his live performances during the course of … Continue reading

November 28, 2018 · 1 Comment

Appleseed’s Roots & Branches Shows How Folk Changed the American Musical Landscape

ROOTS & BRANCHES – APPLESEED RECORDINGS 21ST ANNIVERSARY. Various Artists, including Bruce Springsteen, John Wesley Harding, Tom Morello, Roger McGuinn and John Stewart. Appleseed Recordings. The Appleseed Recordings label is synonymous with … Continue reading

November 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

“Some of the Many Faces of Bob Dylan,” Featuring Original Drawings by Eric Ward

Watercolors and pencil drawings by Eric Ward. © Eric Ward 2018.

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

More Blood, More Tracks Revisits Love & Loss In Bob Dylan’s Most Private Story

MORE BLOOD, MORE TRACKS. The Bootleg Series Volume #14. Bob Dylan. Columbia/Legacy. Blood On the Tracks is Bob Dylan’s finest, most fully-realized record. It is also probably the most difficult record … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment
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