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Todd Rundgren’s Book

The Individualist: Digressions, Dreams & Dissertations He definitely wrote it. And no one proofread it. This surprised me. Rundgren’s a known quantity, he almost made it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I figured it was finally time for his autobiography. You know, you hire a ghostwriter, tell your tale, sling a little […]


I read two books in two days. Each was unputdownable in its own way. The first was “Normal People” by Sally Rooney. She was heavily hyped in the “New Yorker” about a month ago, so I read her first book, 2017’s “Conversations With Friends,” and Daniel Glass sent me her second, “Normal People,” from Claridge’s […]

Virgil Wander

Virgil Wander Everybody’s going somewhere. And the truth is if you’re not, you’re being left behind. But it used to be you could have stasis, have a job, earn a living, not get rich and not be poor, kinda experience life as it comes to you. Like Virgil. Virgil lives in Greenstone, Minnesota, north of […]

Pretty Ballerina

And when I see the sign that points one way I didn’t know there was a real Renee. I’ve been trying to finish this book, it’s a real chore. It’s called “Bel Canto” and don’t e-mail me your review, because I know it will contain the ending and spoil it for me. Then again, you […]