John Jeremiah Sullivan

  • Books

    December 21, 2011

    The Best Books of 2011

    Voice writers pick their favorites of the year

  • Books

    June 17, 2009

    Lit Seen: A Heavy Rotation Playlist

    Pink air! Origami irony! Writers on the albums (and songs) that shaped them.

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2008

    Heavy Rotation: James Wood, Music Critic?

    Peter Terzian, editor of the aforementioned Heavy Rotation: Twenty Writers on the Albums that Changed Their Lives, writes in to tease the contents of the book, which is scheduled for release in June 2009. A quick scan of one random office shelf here turns up Marooned, the Phil Freeman-edited update ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    John Fahey, Curmudgeonly Again in Harpers Magazine

    Local virtuoso writer Caleb Crain reprints a gem of an anecdote (otherwise hidden behind Harpers' subscriber walls) about the now-deceased virtuoso guitar player John Fahey. Fahey, American primitive par excellence, spent most of his life—from the early '70s till his death, in 2001—in the beache ... More >>