Sara Vowell

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  • 18 years ago | Film Reviews

    Love Story: Jim Jarmusch and Neil Young in Year of the Horse.

  • 18 years ago | Books

    Chuck Eddy The Accidental Evolution of Rock'n'Roll: A Misguided Tour Through Popular Music Da Capo Press MY FELLOW AMERICANS: Don't let rock critic Chuck Eddy fool you. He tries to pass himself off as one of us, invents domestic-sounding genres li...

  • 19 years ago | Books

    Donald L. Miller City of the Century: The Epic of Chicago and the Making of America Touchstone IT'S THE PROBLEM of the writer, not to mention the teacher, to convey passion and ambiguity simultaneously. And in telling the story of the building of ...

  • 19 years ago | Books

    Constance Jones R.I.P.: The Complete Book of Death & Dying HarperCollins LIKE ANY OTHER self-respecting workaholic, I do not fear death, which is why my favorite euphemism for the end may be "the big sleep." So I was a little horrified by a recent...

  • 19 years ago | Film Reviews

    Hype!Lagoon Cinema, starts FridayTHE WEEK BEFORE the election, I spoke to a friend who had just returned from Kansas--Lawrence, not Russell--where he and his wife were invited to the house of America's crank laureate. He says that William Burrough...

  • 19 years ago | Essays

    Larry Long with the Youth and Elders of Rural AlabamaHere I Stand: Elders' Wisdom, Children's SongSmithsonian Folkways          "TO ME HOOP-de-hoop de hi ho/Along the narrow strand." I came across ...


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