Nonfiction: Dylan’s Nobel Lecture, Information Science Reference, Dr. Ruth on Relationships | Xpress Reviews

All Dylan fans will want to have the Nobel lecture in their collection, and this fine volume will give it permanence; a questionable investment for academic libraries or scholars; a succinct resource for those waffling with the decision to stay or move on from a long-term relationship

Doorstoppers, War Stories, Fashion, Folkies | Classic Returns

World War I & II stories, memoirs, fashion, folk singers and folk songs, crime classics, classic rockers, a Nobel Laureate, an Inuit boy, and a humongous collection of stories by Kurt Vonnegut.

Poets, Murder, Maids, Music, & More | Classic Returns

The first “Classic Returns” column of 2017 is heavy on the creatives, with a lineup of musicians, poets, writers, artists, dancers, and philosophers, not to mention a lagniappe of French lit.

Reading Bob Dylan

Here are a few recommended reads about the Nobel-winning troubadour, rock and roll’s poetry man.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, March 14, 2014

Artists in their studio habitats, how to take great photographs, a treasure for lovers of Chagall’s work, an exhibit catalog for art historians and Japanophiles, a guide for the hare-raising among us, a historic crime in our 50th state

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, September 13, 2013

Bell on Dylan, women on Wall Street, an early diary of F. Scott Fitzgerald, an impressive catalog of Yue Minjun, Fatty Arbuckle and the great Hollywood scandal, letters of Sam Shepard, travelin’ with Ricky Skaggs, happy anniversary, The Great Escape

BEA 2011: Bob Dylan Redux

New Dylan book cover

BEA 2011: Bob Dylan Redux