Chunklet Presents the Overrated Book: the Only Book You'll Ever Need by Henry H. Owings
Reviewed by Gerry Donaghy
"Late last year I received a very thoughtful gift from a friend who works at a major publishing house. It was a book detailing the top 500 rock albums ever produced. If you've listened seriously to pop music for more than about a decade, the book was as predictable as the outcome of a Harlem Globetrotter's match. The only moment that could only be distantly called tense was guessing whether Sgt. Pepper's was going to be the number one album and Pet Sounds number two, or vice versa. After thumbing through the book, I went out for a drink with a friend and asked if he could guess the top ten albums. He got all but one, missing Marvin Gaye's What's Going On (number six)...." Read the entire Powells.com review.