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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

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

Redress Limited For AT&T Cell Phone Users Alleging Deceptive Pricing

I believe I recently fell victim to one of the oldest business cons there is – the Bait and Switch, this one orchestrated by AT&T Mobility. 

My story goes like … Continue reading

April 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Penguin-Random House Celebrates Spring With New Toni Morrison, Kamala Harris, Louis L’Amour & Steven Rowley

THE SOURCE OF SELF-REGARD. Toni Morrison. Read by Bahani Turpin. A Penguin-Random House Audio Book. This stunning collection by Nobel-winner Toni Morrison presents a sampling of her best non-fiction, with … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Amor Towles’ Super-Seller A Gentleman In Moscow Now In Paperback

A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW. Amor Towles. Penguin. Amor Towles’ taut and layered A Gentleman In Moscow sold over 1.5 million copies in hardcover and spent over a year on the … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · Leave a comment
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