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Jonathan Lethem

Part of the pleasure of reading Jonathan Lethem lies in charting the author’s cultural obsessions. His early books were born under the sign of Raymond Chandler and Philip K. Dick, and later works sealed his reputation as the consummate young novelist with dense cross-weaves of Brooklyn, 1970′s art rock, and Italo Calvino.

Alex Ross

In his long-awaited first book, The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the 20th Century, New Yorker music critic Alex Ross’ democratic, love of the artform grounds 20th-century classical music in a wide political and cultural context that highlights its intersections with the pop, rock, and hip-hop realms.

Mickey Hart

The Grateful Dead drummer and music preservationist talks about his commitment to save and celebrate the world’s musical heritage.