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Palisades Park
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Palisades Park
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The Night of the Gun by David Carr
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A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
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A tour de force of writing that takes you nowhere. I give it three stars only for the quality of some of the passages or even just sentences and the fact that each chapter is in a unique voice (not easy to do). But as a book about rock and roll, if t ...more
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Suffering Succotash by Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic
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I started this book because a friend of mine wrote it. I finished it because it's great. Truly, picky eating is not something I had ever thought about or been interested in even, but this book hooked me with its humor and fine blend of story telling ...more
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The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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By the time I read this book, I'd been an amateur investor for over a decade and had read countless books on investing, but few stuck with me the way this one has. The idea of the black swan -- that thing you never expect but know you risk encounteri ...more
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This Is Your Brain on Music by Daniel J. Levitin
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After suffering a brain injury and finding my songwriting to be much improved, seemingly as a result, I HAD to read this book. Be forewarned, though: it is packed with info and not a light read, not helped by the fact that Levitin is no Oliver Sacks ...more
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Songwriters On Songwriting by Paul Zollo
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The best book on songwriters and songwriting I know of. Truly killer.
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My Appetite for Destruction by Steven Adler
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It's a good book, but Steven Adler appears to have no depth as a human being and, as a result, achieves nothing more with his writing then a lurid listing of events. There's really no story here. From what I can tell, from the earliest days of GnR to ...more
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