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Martin Amis' latest novel, which takes place in Auschwitz, has already stirred up controversy in Europe according to the New York Times. But reviewer Alan Cheuse calls it the triumph of Amis' career.
John Darnielle's first novel, Black Sabbath's Master of Reality, was about a...
John Darnielle's novel, Wolf in White Van, is about a man who survives a trauma. The songwriter tells Fresh Air about his difficult childhood and finding shelter in music and the Incredible Hulk.
One of the important thinkers in present-day jazz is taking his cue from the 1920's on his latest project. Pianist Jason Moran has released All Rise: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller.