Posted by Juliet Linderman If you guys are in a place with radio or the ability to listen to radio on the internet tune in right now to listen to WNYC fave Brian Lehrer talk to a few really brilliant bookish dudes (including Richard Nash!) about the future of publishing.
By Jason Diamond 1. A Fine Romance (Nextbook) takes a look at the very hefty Jewish contribution to the Great American songbook. The work of names like Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and others is explored in this lovingly written book by poet David Lehman. 2. Documenting the generation after the big boom of Mississippi bluesmen making their migration north, Chicago photographer Michael Abramson made his way to his cities South Side, snapping photos from 1975-77 for what would […]