A blog about Bloomsbury Academic's 33 1/3 series, our other books about music, and the world of sound in general.

Monday, October 03, 2005

Ugly, in a good way

Just received this quote from Greil Marcus, about John Niven's Music from Big Pink novella:

"Usually reading about dope, dopers and dope dealers is unrelievedly boring: this isn't. It's an amazing piece of work, as powerful as it is ugly. And the ending is perfect."

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