John Darnielle

Universal Harvester

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Mar 27, 2017 Books Web Exclusive

John Darnielle's second book is a haunting story that will get under your skin. More

Mar 20, 2017 Books Web Exclusive

A big, beautiful book for a beautiful band who should've been bigger, All Those Wasted Years is the tale of how this determined gang of stylish rockers took on the world. More

Sam Shepard

The One Inside

Published by Knopf

Mar 03, 2017 Books Web Exclusive

Sam Shepard's new novel creates a world of memories. More

Feb 16, 2017 Books Web Exclusive

With Out of the Basement, author and former Rockford, IL resident David A. Ensminger discusses the musical history of his hometown. More

Peter Mills

The Monkees, Head, and the 60s

Published by Jawbone Press

Dec 21, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

The Monkees, Head, and the 60s examines the Monkees phenomenon and especially the movie Head with a critical, scholarly eye. More

Claire King

Everything Love Is

Published by Bloomsbury

Dec 06, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

In Claire King's new novel, we meet Baptiste Molino, a therapist with a curious history. The book follows Baptiste, painting a picture of the struggles of life, love, happiness, longing, and friendship. More

Dec 02, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

Corey Mead's Angelic Music is a fascinating look into the history of an instrument most probably never knew existed. More

Nov 30, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

Anatomy of a Song grew out of Marc Myers' regular columns for The Wall Street Journal where he interviews artists about their work, exploring the intimate details behind the creation of a classic song. More

Nov 21, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

Bettye Kronstad was with Lou Reed from the end of his time in The Velvet Underground through his 1973 album Berlin, as girlfriend, wife, and co-conspirator. Her memoir details these tumultuous five years. More