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  1. Escapes, a docu-biography

    Sandiegoreader.com - California (CA) 08.23 / 18:35 sandiegoreader.com
    Contemporary documentarians, adrift without historical recordings to help illustrate their case, too often try and pass off stock shots from vintage black-and-white studio releases as the emmes. Michael Almereyda’s docu-biography Escapes never once attempts to fool the gullible into thinking the footage assembled is anything but fictive. Though in the mind of the film’s subject, Hampton Fancher, his life and his work are inseparable to the point where one might just as easily speak on beh…
  2. Media shocked by blockbuster Bob Dylan spiritual biography

    Wnd.com - U.S. 08.23 / 00:40 wnd.com
    Conservative and liberal theologians, journalists and political activists are raving about “Bob Dylan: A Spiritual Life,” the remarkable book that profiles the spiritual journey of one of the most dominant figures in American music, art and culture. Boasting nearly unanimous five-star ratings from readers at Amazon.com, author Scott Marshall’s achievement has the literati and critics [...]…
  3. Activist Jerry Rubin’s 1970s Protest Boogie With Bob Dylan, John and Yoko Chronicled in New Biography (Excerpt)

    Variety.com -Lifestyle 08.23 / 00:06 variety.com
    For the uninitiated, the late Jerry Rubin was a Yippie — a politically active hippie — best known for theatrical anti-war activism during the 1960s and usually associated with his more famous counterculture collaborator, Abbie Hoffman. While there have been several books written about Hoffman and numerous tomes devoted to the Yippies and ’60s protest,... Read more …
  4. Wine & Cheese, Poetry and Biography at Northshire Bookstore

    VTnews-guide.com-VT 08.22 / 13:56 vermontnews-guide.com
    As part of the inaugural Manchester Food and Wine Classic, Northshire Bookstore will host one of several Wine and Lifestyle Seminars. On Friday, August 25,  there will be a wine and cheese tasting seminar at 3 p.m. Author Alice Feiring will be there to present her new book, ‘The Dirty Guide to Wine: Following Flavor from Ground to Glass.’ Feiring […