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Diary of a Rock N' Roll Star by Ian Hunter
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Bob Dylan by Greil Marcus
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Marcus can make me crazy with his pretensions and his opinions and the way he can go on and on and on but at the same time I wouldn't miss reading one his books...what can I say? He's a lot like his subject. I might not like everything he puts out bu ...more
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Selected Poems by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Selected Poems
by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
read in April, 2015
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This is an amazing book of poetry. These poems are from a time and place and yet they are timeless and reach far and wide because they map a familiar terrain of the soul. These lines were composed in the repressive communist Russia I grew up hearing ...more
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, said the shotgun to the head. by Saul Williams
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The Blue Buick by B.H. Fairchild
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On Highway 61 by Dennis McNally
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This was an amazing and important book in so many ways. Tracing both the history of black music and the civil rights movement and the intermingling of African roots with European white culture especially through literature and music, this book shows ...more
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The Last Night of the Earth Poems by Charles Bukowski
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The dirty old man was an unrepentant drunk who somehow managed to smack us upside the head with some kind of magic, hard boiled, humorous, yet zen like profundity through his crude yet sensitive outlook on modern life in a bleak world. This collectio ...more
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