Daily Archives: March 24, 2021

A Novel About Ordination

One of the cryptic comments that Jane Austen made when she had finished the glorious novel that is Pride & Prejudice was that her next novel would be a novel about ordination. There are numerous ways that this statement can … Continue reading

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Album Review: Dancehall: The Rise Of Dancehall Culture

Dancehall: The Rise Of Dancehall Culture, by Various Artists This particular 2-cd set is designed to present a flavor of dancehall during the period from 1979-1992, roughly. It is curated by someone who is aware that two discs of material … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reggae Explosion: The Story Of Jamaican Music

Raggae Explosion: The Story Of Jamaican Music, by Chris Salewicz & Adrian Boot The fascinating aspect of this book, which is glossy and full of big photographs and meant seemingly as a rasta coffee table offering for would-be hipsters, is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Who Was Bob Marley?

Who Was Bob Marley?, by Katie Ellison Bob Marley has always been a fascinating and complicated character to me, even though I have seldom felt the need to study him in any particular great depth. A large portion of his … Continue reading

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