Best Music Writing 2007

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Da Capo Press, Oct 23, 2007 - Music - 376 pages
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Rappers, rockers, emo-boys, jazz snobs, and poptimists alike eagerly anticipate each edition of Best Music Writing. Returning Series Editor Daphne Carr is joined by a true pioneer of the form, esteemed critic Robert Christgau. Past editions of Best Music Writing have included:Anne Midgette * David Ritz * Dave Eggers * Sasha Frere-Jones * Michaelangelo Matos * Elizabeth Méndez Berry * Alex Ross * Elizabeth Gilbert * Jay McInerney * Lynn Hirschberg * Chuck Klosterman * Sarah Vowell * Nick Tosches * Rosanne Cash * Greil Marcus * Richard Meltzer * Touré * Susan Orlean * Jonathan Lethem * Kate Sullivan * David Hadju * Gary Giddins * Luc Sante * Monica Kendrick * Kelefa Sanneh * and more...

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Da Capo best music writing 2006: the year's finest writing on rock, hip-hop, jazz, pop, country, and more

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Robert Christgau is the author of Grown Up All Wrong and Any Old Way You Choose It, among other books. He is also a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and can be heard on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” He lives in New York City. Daphne Carr is the author of Pretty Hate Machine, and her work appears regularly in the Associated Press, Village Voice, Chicago Tribune, and other publications. She lives in Los Angeles.

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