A quickie roundup

Hankering for the encyclopedia of country music or a very fine atlas? Oxford University Press is on sale for xmas at Amazon.

Mark’s in favor of the NBCC best recommended books list.

Some of the best book covers of the year.

Wax Poetic in Burbank CA is holding an Alternative Holiday Book Bazaar December 6, featuring such authors as Tom Reynolds (I Hate Myself and Want to Die: The 52 Most Depressing Songs You’ve Ever Heard).

Back here in Pittsburgh, a colleague brings her undergrad class to look at Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood.

About the author

I like sitting in Jack Webb's booth.