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Da Capo Best Music Writing has become one of the most eagerly awaited annuals of them all. Celebrating the year in music writing by gathering a rich array of essays, missives, and musings on every style of music from rock to hip-hop to R&B to jazz to pop to blues and more, it is essential reading for anyone who loves great music and accomplished writing. Scribes of every imaginable sort-novelists, poets, journalists, musicians-are gathered to create a multi-voiced snapshot of the year in music writing that, like the music it illuminates, is every bit as thrilling as it is riveting.Past writers have included:Elizabeth MEndez Berry * Ta-Nehisi Coates * Michael Corcoran * Robbie Fulks * Michaelangelo Matos * Alex Ross * Roni Sarig * Joel Selvin * Tour8E * Lynn Hirschberg * Chuck Klosterman * Elizabeth Gilbert * Jay McInerney * Elvis Costello * Susan Orlean * Jonathan Lethem * David Rakoff * Mike Doughty * Lorraine Ali * Greil Marcus * Richard Meltzer * Robert Gordon * Sarah Vowell * Nick Tosches * Anthony DeCurtis * William Gay * Whitney Balliett * Lester Bangs * Rosanne Cash * Eddie Dean * Selwyn Seyfu Hinds * Kate Sullivan * Alec Wilkinson * David Hadju * Lenny Kaye * The Onion * Mark Jacobson * Gary Giddins * John Leland * Luc Sante * Monica Kendrick * Kalefa Sanneh

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Another stellar collection of the year's best writing on music as selected by the acclaimed, elusive author of contemporary classics Sarah and The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things

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This stellar collection of the year's best writing on music is essential reading for anyone who loves great music and accomplished writing. This multi-voiced snapshot of the year in music writing is every bit as thrilling as the music it illuminates.

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JT LeRoy is the acclaimed author of the international bestseller Sarah and The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (film version directed by and starring Asia Argento). He is the lyricist for the band Thistle LLC and lives in San Francisco.

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Leroy, JT
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Bresnick, Paul
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Bresnick, Paul
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Leroy, JT
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Leroy, JT
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Da Capo Press
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20th century
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History and criticism
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Music
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History & Criticism - General
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Instruction & Study - Songwriting
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General Music
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Music -- 20th century.
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Music-Music Business and Songwriting
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Da Capo Best Music Writing
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Another stellar collection of the year's best writing on music as selected by the acclaimed, elusive author of contemporary classics Sarah and The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things
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