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Reading Bob Dylan


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

An Audiobook About Audiobooks | Audio in Advance November 2016 | Nonfiction


Nonfiction audiobooks publishing in November 2016

Memoirs from Phil Collins, Arnold Palmer, & Marina Abramovic | Audio in Advance October 2016 | Nonfiction


Audio memoirs, biographies, history, and more publishing in October 2016

Carol Burnett, Tracy Kidder, & Tom Rinaldi | Audio in Advance September 2016 | Nonfiction


Nonfiction audiobooks coming out in September 2016

Hip-Hop History & Music Memoirs | Audio in Advance August 2016 | Stephanie’s Picks


Music-related audiobooks releasing in August 2016

Queen Victoria, Pixar, Space Travel, & More | Nonfiction Previews, Nov. 2016, Pt. 4


Alvarez, Walter. A Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves. Norton. Nov. 2016. 288p. ISBN 9780393292695. $26.95. SCIENCE/COSMOLOGY If you’re familiar with the “Impact Theory,” which blames dinosaur extinction on a crash-landed asteroid, then you’re familiar with Berkeley geologist Alvarez; he originated the idea. Here he argues that Big History, which […]

Music & Art, April 2016 | Best Sellers

July 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Atwood, Hajdu, Semple, & Zink | Barbara’s Picks, Oct. 2016, Pt. 3


Atwood, Margaret. Hag-Seed. Hogarth: Crown. (Hogarth Shakespeare.) Oct. 2016. 256p. ISBN 9780804141291. $25; ebk. ISBN 9780804141307. CD/downloadable: Random Audio. LITERARY FICTION Now that Jeanette Winterson, Howard Jacobson, and Anne Tyler have all had a go at contemporizing Shakespeare via the “Hogarth Shakespeare” series (purveyed by Penguin Random House companies in eight countries, with rights sold […]

From De Quincey to Abramovic to the Beatles | Arts Previews, Oct. 2016, Pt. 3


Abramovic, Marina. Walk Through Walls: Becoming Marina Abramovic. Crown Archetype. Oct. 2016. 304p. ISBN 9781101905043. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781101905050. CD/downloadable: Random Audio. ART/MEMOIR Preeminent performance artist Abramovic has been stripped, burned, and cut and has sat with a loaded gun to her head or simply sat for hours—all in the name of an art that […]

Sounds and Sweet Airs by Anna Beer | LJ Review


LJ’s review of Sounds and Sweet Airs: The Forgotten Women of Classical Music