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Product Details

  • Series: Da Capo Best Music Writing
  • Paperback: 360 pages
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press; First Edition edition (October 7, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0306817349
  • ISBN-13: 978-0306817342
  • Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.5 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,614,173 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


“Brimming over with vital stuff.”

London Metro, 10/08
“Something you can sink your teeth into.”

Nashville City Paper, October 2008
“always a treat and a delight…this year’s edition proves no different, and the scope, variety and quality are quite impressive.”
“I look forward to this anthology every year, and it never disappoints!”

Brick Weekly, 1/22/09
“There’s some pretty sharp stuff in here done by some real worldly cats. The entire book’s a joy to read.”

St. Joe Channel
“The latest edition in the fine series is a solid anthology made up of articles that discuss a wide range of topics and genres within the subject of music…There are many hits in this three hundred and twenty-seven pages of articles…Yet another good edition in a quality series.”
“Always worthwhile.”

About the Author

Nelson George is the award-winning author of a dozen books, including Hip Hop America. He lives in Brooklyn.

Daphne Carr writes about music for the Associated Press and Paper Thin Walls. She lives in New York City.

More About the Author

Daphne Carr is an Ohio-born, Youngstown-Allentown raised author, editor, publisher, activist, and scholar living in New York City. In 2011 she co-founded Feedback Press, a music-focused independent press (feedbackpress dot org).

Daphne has written cultural criticism and journalism for a number of magazines, alternative newspapers, and websites, and has been the series editor of Best Music Writing since 2006. She is the co-founder of GirlGroup, a listserv for and about women music writers, and an educator at the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls in Brooklyn, NY.

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0 of 6 people found the following review helpful By cateyes on October 4, 2011
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I've just begun to read it. This is for a college course. Interesting points of view. I'll write more later once I I read it fully. :)
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