March 31: “This is what I have to say about Bach’s life’s work: listen, play, love, revere — and keep your trap shut.”
Thai Jones’s eye-opening study of the USA in 1914 captures an unwritten history of a nation on the brink of anarchist bombings and political bedlam akin to that which scrambled Europe at the outset of WWI.
A bleary-eyed apocalypse in which zombies are replaced by the restlessly wakeful.
March 29: “Forget the past — what you can of it, and turn about and swim back home to me, to your haven for ever and ever…”
A true man of letters in poetry, novels, and memoirs, Phillip Lopate turns his hand now to another collection of essays, a volume that sprawls engagingly over such varied terrain as “My Brother the Radio Host” to “Why I Remain a Baseball...