Category: Books in Print

10 Best Music Books of 2012

James Brown’s life was as deep and mythic as his celebrated groove. In the magisterial, rollicking biography The One: The Life and Music of James Brown, former SPIN staff writer RJ Smith goes further than anyone ever has in getting to the formidable, often contradictory essence of the […]

Sunday News Headlines 10.21.12

NATION Rapid expansion of U.S.-trained Afghan security force comes at a cost Soldiers, policemen far from ready to take over country, casting doubt on Pentagon’s focus on numbers. ( by Rajiv Chandrasekaran , The Washington Post) Meningitis outbreak puts researchers in unexplored territory New form of the disease is […]

Summer Reading List

The Big Fight: My Life In and Out of the Ring by Sugar Ray Leonard with Michael Arkush—For the first time, boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard gives an account of his life outside of the ring in this introspective biography. Leonard candidly shares his struggles with drug addiction, depression and […]