Tag Archives: Adam Murphy

Adam: Michael Chabon’s ‘Manhood for Amateurs’

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Adam: Blitzen Trapper at Jackpot Saloon – Last Waltz Revisited

All the reviews I Continue reading

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Adam: Dan Brown Groupies of the World Unite!

Take Tuesday

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Adam: The 2009 PEN/ O. Henry Prize Stories

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Adam: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros at the Jackpot

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Adam: Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford

Hello friends. I do hope you’ve missed me. I’ve returned this week with a mammoth of a book, Greg Grandin’s Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City. It Continue reading

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Adam: ‘How I Became a Famous Novelist’ by Steve Hely

It usually seems like a cop-out for a writer to write about writing, because there Continue reading

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Adam: Dead Beat- Art by William S. Burroughs on Display in Lawrence

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Adam: Who Is Mark Twain? by Mark Twain (himself)

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Adam: Pop Salvation: A Novel by Lance Reynald

Phew, I learned my lesson with this one. The old adage about not judging a book by its cover? Well this one had a pretty cool cover. Dazzled by a cut-out Gen-X ruffian in the center, adorned in aviator sunglasses, leather jacket, and converse high tops; the word Continue reading

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Adam: “The 2009 Book of the Summer”

Okay, you can stop reading books this summer. I’ve found it Continue reading

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Adam: Clancy Martin

As the familiar saying goes, we Continue reading

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Adam: Denis Johnson’s Meth-Infested Rat’s Nest Comes Alive in ‘Nobody Move’

Have you ever been to Bakersfield, California? I have, and I wouldn

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Adam: Mike Farris at Liberty Hall – Great Backstory, Show a Snoozer

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Adam: Listen to This – Manchester Orchestra’s Newest a Success

It’s not too often that critics like a popular band. Or that a popular band becomes so critically acclaimed. Maybe Radiohead, but we’re not talking Rolling Stone Magazine. I ended my relationship with RS after they put Clay Aiken on … Continue reading

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Adam: Palahniuk’s Pigmy; Broken Words = Lost Reader

I love William Faulkner. I learned how to read him in college. Not to be pretentious, that

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In Love and War: David Benioff’s City of Thieves

Currently buzzing off of bookshelves and onto ‘take-a-look-see’ lists is literary newcomer and Hollywood screenwriter David Benioff’s City of Thieves

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