Tag Archives: 1970s

Briefly Seen by Harvey Stein

Delving into this book came interestingly enough after seeing an exhibition on photographer Vivian Maier’s work. The precision and cleanness of Maier’s work makes for a stark contrast to Stein’s distracted, dark, and almost tortuously labored images. Two views of … Continue reading

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You Should Be Dancing by Dennis Bryon

You Should Be Dancing is perhaps misleadingly subtitled, “My Life With The Bee Gees” since we learn very little about that them or that time. Instead, what have have is a memoir of a decent guy who didn’t do drugs … Continue reading

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Mandy by Claudy Conn

Sometime in the 1940s, regency period romances moved away from the Austen model of intelligent heroine and logical hero – into studly rake and ‘spirited’ but dumb as a doornob, overemotional wreck of a heroine (both of their only ‘redeeming’ … Continue reading

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