Fangirls: Scenes from Modern Music Culture by Hannah Ewens
Ewens’ 2020 book is a compassionate exploration of modern music fandom – “a book for fans, by a fan”
Retromania: Pop Culture’s Addiction to its Own Past by Simon Reynolds
Reynolds analyzes the role of nostalgia in our music listening habits
The Storyteller by Dave Grohl
Grohl’s new memoir is a hilarious, honest, and energy-filled dive into the life of “rock n’ roll’s favorite uncle”
Love is a Mixtape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time by Rob Sheffield
Kelly Kerrigan reflects on Rob Sheffield’s journey of life and love, pain and grief while “music paves the way” in Love is a Mixtape
Asa Akira Visits New York Bookstores for the Release of Her New Book, Dirty Thirty
A porn star’s introduction to the mainstream.
Pitchfork’s Brandon Stosuy to pen children’s book
Talking with the father of two about his leap into children’s publishing.
The Best Music Writing of 2015
Celebrating the others.
Freda Love Smith generates warmth through music and food in new memoir
And shares her vegetarian biscuits and gravy recipe.
Vintage LA in 35mm with John Brian King
“Los Angeles in 1980 was the year Dorothy Stratten was murdered and Kim Kardashian was born – and I know which celebrity I prefer.”
Dan Friel’s Sci-Fi Book Club
Dan’s in a book club. Here’s a rundown of what he’s read.
Congenitally Honest Criticism: Greil Marcus Talks “Real Life Rock”
“A phone is like a book to me—even sometimes more involving, with more gravity and more magnetism.”
Priya Ray’s Completely Tilted Back
The Kreamy ‘Lectric Santa member talks about her new photography book and making art to empower disabled people.
The art and influence of punk flyers, as told through Louisville
A look inside Drag City’s new book, White Glove Test: Louisville Punk Flyers 1978–1994.
AK Press and 1984 Printing collecting donations after devastating fire
Help out independent printers and publishers.
Jessica Hopper announces book tour
Appearances in support of The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic.