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The Doors Unhinged: Jim Morrison’s Legacy Goes on Trial

Music-fan readers are given a true warts-and-all look inside a legendary band and their shortcomings.
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West Jerusalem Noir

Rather than collections of crime noir, these are deep dives into the anguished psyche of a grievously divided city.
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East Jerusalem Noir

Rather than collections of crime noir, these are deep dives into the anguished psyche of a grievously divided city.
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Sufferah: The Memoir of a Brixton Reggae-Head

Readers will be drawn to Wheatle’s exquisite prose, and lovers of music will appreciate how reggae brings light during difficult times.
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Cleveland Noir

One of the best in a very good series, this title should fly off the shelves.
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The Inner Ear of Don Zientara: A Half Century of Recording in One of America’s Most Innovative Studios, Through the Voices of Musicians

With a wide range of pieces and candid photographs throughout, this work will likely appeal to music fans and readers interested in independent music studios and music history.

Tell the Rest

Writing in a graceful, fluid style, Bledsoe examines life in Rockside in all its dimensions while revealing how Delia makes peace with a traumatic time of her past. Delia’s reconnecting with Ernest, who bonded with her during camp and is now an accomplished poet, gives the novel a definite upbeat tone and message. Both insightful and page-turning; highly recommended.
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The Wishing Pool and Other Stories

These stories come together to create an excellent jumping-off point for discovering Due’s body of work.

Book of Extraordinary Tragedies

An uplifting and interesting exploration of one family’s struggle for existence in the United States, against the backdrop of history, classical and popular music, and the financial crisis of 2007–08; highly recommended.
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