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Songbook

Hornby, Nick

(Book - 2003)
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"All I have to say about these songs is that I love them, and want to sing along to them, and force other people to listen to them, and get cross when these other people don't like them as much as I do"—Nick Hornby

Songs, songwriters, and why and how they get under our skin...Songbook is Nick Hornby's labor of love. A shrewd, funny, and completely unique collection of musings on pop music, why it's good, what makes us listen and love it, and the ways in which it attaches itself to our lives—all with the beat of a perfectly mastered mix tape.



Baker & Taylor
Celebrates thirty-one of the author's favorite songs in a collection of essays about such musical renditions as Bruce Springsteen's "Thunder Road," Led Zeppelin's "Heartbreaker," and Van Morrison's "Caravan."

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The best-selling author of High Fidelity and About a Boy celebrates thirty-one of his favorite songs in a collection of intimate and witty essays about such musical renditions as Bruce Springsteen's "Thunder Road," "Heartbreaker" by Led Zeppelin, "Rain" by the Beatles, and Van Morrison's "Caravan." Original.

Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, c2003
Edition: 1st Riverhead trade pbk. ed
ISBN: 1573223565
Characteristics: xv, 206 p. ; 21 cm.

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