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Words of Sound

Three musical biographies to read in late summer - Classiq Journal

This late summer has been all about musical biographies and autobiographies.     I wanted to read Tony Visconti’s Bowie, Bolan and the Brooklyn Boy (forward by Morrissey) mainly because I was interested in David Bowie. Visconti was Bowie’s producer … Read More

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Room to Dream

Room to Dream David Lynch

  “I don’t go by nighttime dreams because it’s daydreaming that I like.”   The moment I saw the title and cover of David Lynch’s memoir, I fell in love with it. Room to Dream. It’s all in that title. … Read More

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Summer Reading List N°2

Summer readin List - Bohemians Bootleggers Flappers and Swells

I know, I am being optimistic. Tackle two full reading lists during the summer? Because, frankly, my number one rule for the summer is to get out and stay out as much as possible on your free time. Play, run … Read More

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Life Lessons from Katharine Hepburn

Me Stories of My Life by Katharine Hepburn

  Life is made up of strings of short stories. It’s fast-paced and meandering. That’s how Katharine Hepburn’s autobiography goes. I like that. It’s different than other memoirs, very befitting of its protagonist. I have recently found myself re-reading this … Read More

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M Train

M Train by Patti Smith

  I loved Patti Smith’s Just Kids, but I loved M Train even more. She is such a wonderful writer. She takes us places, many times to Greenwich Village, for many cups of coffee at Café ‘Ino, but also to … Read More

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