David Hajdu

David Hajdu, author of Lush Life and Positively 4th Street, teaches at Syracuse University and is music critic for The New Republic. (June 2005)

Hustling Elvis

Hustling Elvis

The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley

by Alanna Nash

Elvis Presley

by Bobbie Ann Mason

October 9, 2003 issue

He Took Manhattan

He Took Manhattan

Somewhere for Me: A Biography of Richard Rodgers

by Meryle Secrest

Lorenz Hart: A Poet on Broadway

by Frederick Nolan

August 15, 2002 issue

The Spirit of the Spirit

The Spirit of the Spirit

The Spirit Archives

Will Eisner

Outer Space Spirit: 1952

by Will Eisner, Jules Feiffer, and Wally Wood

A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories

Will Eisner

Life on Another Planet

Will Eisner

New York: The Big City

Will Eisner

Dropsie Avenue: The Neighborhood

Will Eisner

The Building

Will Eisner

Invisible People

Will Eisner

Minor Miracles

Will Eisner

Family Matter

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June 21, 2001 issue

Not Quite All That Jazz


by Ken Burns

Jazz: A History of America's Music

by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns

Collected Works: A Journal of Jazz 1954–2000

by Whitney Balliett

February 8, 2001 issue

Fascinatin’ Rhythm

Harry Partch

by Bob Gilmore

Enclosure 3: Harry Partch

edited and with an essay by Philip Blackburn

Bitter Music: Collected Journals, Essays, Introductions, and Librettos

by Harry Partch, edited and with an introduction by Thomas McGeary

Genesis of a Music

by Harry Partch

July 20, 2000 issue

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