The Greatest Album Ever Made by Lester Bangs - If you ever thought feedback was the best thing that ever happened to the guitar, well, Lou just got rid of the guitars.
Nostalgia on Repeat by Chuck Klosterman - Why do we feel nostalgia? And are infinite entertainment choices changing the way we look back?
Being James Brown by Jonathan Lethem - Inside the private world of the baddest man who ever lived.
Hellfire by Nick Tosches - Jerry Lee had grew up torn between the Devil and the Holy Ghost.
American Communion by David Kamp - Johnny Cash thought his recording career was over. Then he met legendary producer Rick Rubin.
The Last Wailer by John Jeremiah Sullivan - Even the name is legend. Bunny Wailer.
Back In The Day by John Jeremiah Sullivan - Before the weirdness claimed his legacy, Michael Jackson understood his talent better than we ever have.
Sailing by Ear by Michael Chabon - I slid the first record from its sleeve, touching only the label, and eased it like a pan of nitro onto the black rubber turntable pad.
The Soundtrack of Your Life by David Owen - Muzak in the realm of retail theatre.
Meet The Shaggs by Susan Orlean - Depending on whom you ask, the Shaggs were either the best band of all time or the worst.