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Oral history of the New York hardcore music scene.

Review of 'NYHC' on 'Goodreads'

4 stars

A well crafted path through the history of NYHC. Differing perspectives offered throughout, no one viewpoint trumps another. The well known bands don’t get more airtime than those who slipped through the cracks. A thousand times more well written and worthwhile than American Hardcore.

Walter Mosley: White butterfly (2002, Washington Square Press) 4 stars

The police don't show up on Easy Rawlins's doorstep until the third girl dies. It's …

Review of 'White butterfly' on 'Goodreads'

4 stars

“It’s a shame the way children will forgive parents their sins”

Walter Mosley is among America’s greatest living writers. Every time I pick up one of his books I read it impulsive and with an odd regret as I’ll never get to read it for the first time ever again.

Katharine Burdekin: Swastika Night (1985, Feminist Press) 4 stars

Swastika Night is a futuristic novel by British writer Katharine Burdekin, writing under the pseudonym …

Review of 'Swastika Night' on 'Goodreads'

3 stars

Lots of big ideas (especially for the time) and critical themes. Hard to enjoy much given the stiff writing and the fact that most of the book’s meat consists of two long exposition dump conversations.