Rocking My Life Away: Writing about Music and Other Matters

By: DeCurtis, Anthony

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"New in paperback
Rocking My Life Away" represents nearly twenty years of writing by one of the premier critics of popular music in America today. In these pieces from "Rolling Stone," the "New York Times," and other publications, Anthony DeCurtis reveals his ongoing engagement with rock & roll as artistic forum, source of personal inspiration, and compelling site of cultural struggle. Including significant new work--liner notes commissioned for the Phil Spector box set and a spirited discussion with Peter Buck of R.E.M. about rock criticism, for example--DeCurtis also ventures with insight and power beyond the world of rock & roll. A joint profile of the political writers Neil Sheehan and Taylor Branch and provocative looks at the work of novelists Don DeLillo and T. Coraghessan Boyle round out this eclectic collection.

Title: Rocking My Life Away: Writing about Music and Other Matters

Author Name: DeCurtis, Anthony

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Duke University Press Books:

ISBN Number: 0822324199

ISBN Number 13: 9780822324195


Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z0822324199Z2

Description: 0822324199 Crisp, clean, unread paperback with light shelfwear to the covers and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!