Best Music Writing 2011

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Alex Ross, Daphne Carr
Da Capo Press, Nov 29, 2011 - Music - 336 pages
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Best Music Writing has become one of the most eagerly awaited annuals of them all. Celebrating the year in music writing by gathering a rich array of essays, missives, and musings on every style of music from rock to hip-hop to R&B to jazz to pop to blues, it is essential reading for anyone who loves great music and accomplished writing. Scribes of every imaginable sort—novelists, poets, journalists, musicians— are gathered to create a multi-voiced snapshot of the year in music writing that, like the music it illuminates, is every bit as thrilling as it is riveting.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

New Yorker music editor Ross (Listen to This, 2010, etc.) curates the year's finest scribbling about sound.The latest entry in the annual anthology of music journalism draws on a breadth of sources ... Read full review


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About the author (2011)

Alex Ross is a music critic for the New Yorker and the author of the acclaimed bestseller The Rest Is Noise. He lives in New York City.

Daphne Carr is a music scholar and the author of Pretty Hate Machine. She lives in New York City.

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