Nonfiction Previews, Jul. 2013, Pt. 1: Klosterman, Kurlansky, and Conversations with Orson Welles

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Biskind, Peter, ed. My Lunches with Orson: Conversations Between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles. Metropolitan: Holt. Jul. 2013. 240p. ISBN 9780805097252. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780805097269. CD: Macmillan Audio. AUTOBIOG/ENTERTAINMENT Back when, the inimitable Orson Welles recorded a series of private conversations while lunching with director Henry Jaglom, a good friend. In the recently rescued tapes, […]

Best Media 2012: Best Music

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Music fans have been blasted between the ears with digital for years, but in 2012 vinyl and, even more remarkably, cassettes began rising from the ashes to again find a small but solid handhold. Music for the Masses headliner Matthew Moyer has kept librarians well apprised of these developments in his unique columns and Q&As. […]

Arts & Humanities Reviews | December 2012

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Reviews of Katherine Monk’s Joni, John Robb’s Punk Rock, and Rae Armantrout’s Just Saying, plus a full list of arts and humanities reviews from the Dec. issue.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, November 30, 2012

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Brush up on your British Secret Service intelligence with Corera’s history of the M16. Learn the latest in business model trends–customizing a nation. Keyes offers her Reiki wisdom in a new healing health guide. The many faces of Christmas are revealed in Plaut’s new investigation of how secular and religious American Jews interpret holiday tradition. May music be with you, in all its complex constructs as you revel in movement with Rahaim. Richard Burton’s Diaries doth not protest too much!

Arts & Humanities Reviews | November 15, 2012

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reviews of David Roberts’s Alone on the Ice, Robert C. Sibley’s The Way of the Stars, and Peter Benjaminson’s Mary Wells, plus a full list of arts and humanities reviews from the Nov. 15 issue.

Arts & Humanities Reviews | October 15, 2012

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Review of Sheila Hale’s Titian: His Life, Jennifer Kloester’s Georgette Heyer, and John McCusker’s Creole Trombone, plus a full list of arts and humanities reviews in the Oct. 15 issue.

Classical Music in Video | eReviews | October 1, 2012

A review of Classic Music in Video from the Oct. 1 issue.

Arts & Humanities Reviews

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Reviews of Eve LaPlante’s Marmee & Louisa, The Book of Genesis, and David Byrne’s How Music Works, plus a full list of Arts & Humanities reviews from the Sept. 15 issue.

Audio Reviews, June 15, 2012

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Audio Reviews, June 15, 2012

Nonfiction Previews, Dec. 2012, Pt. 2: Tony Bennett, Violins, and Cohen’s “Hallelujah”

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Nonfiction Previews, Dec. 2012, Pt. 2: Tony Bennett, Violins, and Cohen’s “Hallelujah”

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