I still have a Proustian experience every time I take my old vinyl copies of The Who Live at Leeds or The Mothers-Fillmore East June 1971 off the shelf.  It is not just fond memories of seeing those bands perform back in the early 70s that come flooding back.  The artless covers and handwritten labels…

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Caleb Crain has written a thoughtful and detailed review of my book, Unfair to Genius, which appears in the current issue of The Nation. Almost too detailed, in fact, but I assure you there are still plenty of twists and surprises in store for the intrepid reader. UPDATE: Andrew Sullivan’s “The Dish” blog has picked up…

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