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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel

There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »


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Life by Keith Richards

beamends, January 1, 2012

They story of Keith Richards' life is as fascinating as the story of the Rolling Stones, and he delves deep into his memories of both in "Life." Some of what he tells is expected, much unexpected, but it is all Keith.
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Careless Love/Last Train to Memphis by Little Brown and Company
Careless Love/Last Train to Memphis

beamends, September 20, 2011

I gave this set as a gift to a longtime Elvis fan and have gotten rave reviews. This is a detailed, intensely researched book that has satisfied a very discriminating EP aficionado. I've started reading my own copy of Last Train to Memphis and am finding it fascinating. Even if this were not the story of an American icon, it would be an engrossing story. Finally, Elvis is seen as a man who happened to become King rather than a King who succumbed to the pressures of his reign.
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War Dances by Sherman Alexie
War Dances

beamends, January 1, 2011

Humor, pain, irony, helplessness, hopefulness - Alexie captures all of it in War Dances. A mix of short stories and poems this is another outstanding offering from one of my favorite authors.
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