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Punk Avenue

by Claire Foster

Marcade’s stories surprise and delight, reviving an influential, exciting moment in American culture. The brief, insane explosion of the punk scene in 1970s New York has fascinated people ever since and left a lasting impression on... Read More

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Glenn Gould

by Peter Dabbene

Glenn Gould was a fascinating figure—mysterious and eccentric, yet undeniably gifted, and connected to the music he played in a way unlike most musicians. Sandrine Revel’s challenge, in her book Glenn Gould: A Life Off Tempo, is to... Read More

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Banjo

by Matt Sutherland

This unassuming instrument arrived in the American South with West African slaves in the 1600s and lifted the spirits of countless plantation gatherings right up till the time that thoroughly uncivil war put an end to legal enslavement.... Read More

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