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Interview: Elisabeth Amaral, Author of ‘Czar Nicholas, The Toad, and Duck Soup’

"Ours was a mixed-orientation marriage that did not become obvious to me for several years. "

"My memoir is a coming of age story that took place in during the fights for women’s rights, racial equality and the growing rage against the Vietnam war." Read More »

Grateful Dead 50th Anniversary Giveaway: ‘Owsley and Me: My LSD Family’ Memoir by Rhoney Gissen Stanley

Owsley and Me My LSD Family book cover

Stanley's memoir chronicles her life working in the Acid King's lab, and as the third angle in a love triangle, and later under the care of the Grateful Dead. Read More »

Music Review: Sly and the Family Stone – ‘Higher!’ [Four-Disc Box Set]

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Fans will want to hear everything, but there are few revelations here for anyone who already has the classic albums. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy’ by David Nasaw

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What Caesar was to Rome, Joseph P. Kennedy was to America. Read More »

Book Review: ‘If Kennedy Lived: The First and Second Terms of President John F. Kennedy’ by Jeff Greenfield

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Well researched, but it has a bit too much of an "inside politics" feel. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident’ by Bill Ayers

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Bill Ayers examines at the experience of being labeled an "unrepentant domestic terrorist" during the 2008 presidential campaign. Read More »

Eurozone’s ‘Flower Children’ Have Been the Lucky Generation

The Hippie Flower

The independence long sought by the '60s generation is coming to fruition now, while for today's younger generation things are much harder. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream’ by Neil Young

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Spend some time with one of the more intriguing and interesting minds in popular music, You won't regret it. 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 »

Book Review: Lola Bensky by Lily Brett

Funny, easy to read novel that conceals its pithy story about healing and transformation in funky fashion, rock and roll gossip, and a great deal of verve. Read More »