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Book Review: ‘Women Crime Writers, Eight Suspense Novels Of The 1940s & 50s’ edited by Sarah Weinman


Books on crime often dominate the market. The Library of America has released a collectable set of works by women crime writers from the 1940s & 50s. Edited by Sarah Weinman, these eight suspense novels showcase the talent of the women authors what wrote them. Read More »

Book Review: With Robert Lowell and His Circle by Kathleen Spivack

The best introduction to the world of American poetry in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s you're liable to read. Read More »

Music Review: Sugar & the Hi-Lows – Sugar & the Hi-Lows

Listen to Sugar & the Hi-Lows for an instant up! Read More »

Book Review: One-Hit Willie: A Classic Rock Novel by William Westhoven

Take a long, strange trip through five decades of music history with “Weekend Willie” Taylor, one of America’s most infamous one-hit wonders. Read More »

Book Review: The Original Sam McCain Mysteries by Ed Gorman

Nostalgic '50s PI Mystery's the way the '50s really were. Read More »

TV Review: The Hour – “Pilot”

The Hour, about news people in 1956, could be good, but is only OK in the pilot. Read More »

DVD Review: Tom and Jerry: Fur Flying Adventures, Volume 2

Skip Fur Flying Adventures and wait for October's Golden Collection for Tom and Jerry classics! Read More »

DVD Review: The Ernie Kovacs Collection

A comprehensive career spanning collection which will delight fans of the television pioneer. Read More »

Music Review: Johnny Cash – Bootleg Volume ll – From Memphis To Hollywood

These two discs give ample evidence of Cash's greatness. Read More »

DVD Review: My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done

“A surreal descent into a twilight zone created by the twisted sensibilities of two cinematic geniuses.” –V.A. Musetto, NY Post Read More »