Bloomsbury's slim volumes about beloved music albums are fun, digestible, and written with an intelligent enthusiasm that only these highly educated überfans could muster. These are the five best entries to this widely popular book series.
Some might say that we've reached the point where, to paraphrase John Lennon, there's nothing you can write that hasn't been written about The Beatles. But two recent books proved to me that I don't think I'll ever get tired of reading about the Fab Four.
Music is hit or miss for many readers. Some love the resonance of melodies, and other prefer the calming effects of silence. Here are some reasons why I choose to listen and read at the same time.