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Songs That Are Books That Like Books To Be Songs: More Thoughts on the Rock ‘n’ Roll Novel

December 17, 2010


Back in October, I wrote a post titled “Your Band Will Never Be My Life, So I Write Fiction, Assface*” about the incredible difficulty of capturing the transportive qualities of rock music in a novel. It sparked a super-fan-kid conversation in the Comments with my librarian Toby Greenwalt, who wondered, “[A]re there any pieces of music that […]