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Hot And Cold: essays poems lyrics notebooks pictures fiction Hardcover – May 1, 2001


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: powerHouse Books; 1 edition (May 1, 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1576870820
  • ISBN-13: 978-1576870822
  • Product Dimensions: 1.1 x 6.3 x 9.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,440,232 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From Publishers Weekly

Various and sundry works by Richard Hell (Go Now), the leader of the late '70s No Wave band the Voidoids, are assembled in Hot and Cold: Essays Poems Lyrics Notebooks Pictures Fiction. Largely previously unpublished, and typically irreverent, lewd, sublime, non-sequiturous and anti-establishment these works wrest the strange, funny and disgusting out of most situations. In an early prose poem, Hell describes a bestiality fantasy; in a notebook entry, he describes a meeting with an ailing William Burroughs. Neo-punks and the alternative "whatever" crowd will enjoy this beautifully printed document of overlapping sub-cultures.

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"... It's a defining history lesson, a moving, brainy personal exploration, and literature at its most uncompromising and greatest." -- Dennis Cooper

"...It works as both punk memoir and a universal coming of age story about being young, rude and less stupid than you put on." -- Gear

"Hot and Cold is remarkable for its enthusiasm and generosity of spirit." -- Blender

... From the beginning, Richard Hell has burned with the same blue flame of misfit insight and desperate beauty. -- Jerry Stahl in Bookforum

... Neo-punks and the alternative "whatever" crowd will enjoy this beautifully printed document of overlapping subcultures. -- Publisher’s Weekly

Hell is a genuine writer... some of the best writing about rock I’ve ever read. -- David Dalton in Gadfly

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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By stephen wilson on September 26, 2002
Format: Hardcover
Richard Hell's writing has the effect of stopping me dead in my tracks after every third sentence or so, to accommodate some new point of view, or hallucinatory image, or just to laugh at the sheer madness of it. I particularly enjoyed the open-hearted, wickedly truthful eulogies (of Johnny Thunders, and other fallen comrades ), the journal entries, and ~ the song lyrics are all here as well. Along with his full-length novel 'Go Now', this is essential Hell - and the drawings and photos are a bonus(and, probably ensure that you won't be finding a copy at the county library!).
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