Throughout the second half of the twentieth century, Pulitzer Prize-winning oral historian Studs Terkel hosted a legendary daily radio programme in Chicago. This work features more than forty of Terkel's conversations from the programme with some of the greatest musicians.
A study of saxophone legend John Coltrane's signature album. Among the images published here for the first time are Coltrane's hand-written poem "A Love Supreme" that was printed in the original album and in-studio photographs of Coltrane and his sidemen recording "A Love Supreme" in 1964.
Oral historian Studs Terkel hosted a daily radio programme in Chicago, presenting listeners with his take on music from classical, opera, and jazz to gospel, blues, folk and rock. This book features more than forty of his conversations from the programme with various musicians. It also offers us a portrait of various musical genres.x
Featuring John Fowles on the making of The French Lieutenant's Woman and DM Thomas on the not making of The White Hotel, Thomas Keneally on finding Schindler's list, Roger Lewis on Peter Sellers, Gaby Wood on Lana Turner, Pakaj Mishra in Bombay, Ian Jack on the Roxy, the Rialto, the Ritz and the Regal, and much much more.
A generational touchstone by the leading authority on the art world, a captivating book in three parts which seeks to answer the contentious question 'What is an Artist?'