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David Hajdu is the author of the award-winning "Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn" (FSG, 1996, North Point Press, 1997). Lately he has written for "The New York Times Magazine", "The New York Review of Books"; & "Vanity Fair". He lives in New York City. (Bowker Author Biography)

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The essays on jazz performers make the book especially worth reading.
 
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monicaberger | 10 andra recensioner | Jan 22, 2024 |
Sensitive and comprehensive. David Hajdu is a masterful expository prose stylist--this is perhaps the best biography of a major figure in jazz I've ever read.
 
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Mark_Feltskog | 1 annan recension | Dec 23, 2023 |
This was more an interesting history of comic books than a commentary on how all the hubbub in the fifties changed America. I enjoyed hearing about the earliest comics in America and how the different genres started. The book was a little quote-heavy, and the reader did different accents when he was reading the quotes, which was annoying to me. Otherwise, the reader for this audio book was really good. It was interesting to hear about the beginning of Mad magazine and to learn why Bill Gaines went from publishing it as a comic to publishing it as a magazine. The ending of the book was very abrupt. It was worth listening to; I think people reading it might be tempted to skim a little to get to the end.… (mer)
 
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