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Author's Note: Fall is here as are a slew of remastered and reissued CDs, some in expanded editions. On September 23, "The Apple Years" by George Harrison, a box set containing 6 CDs and 1 DVD hit the stores. Harrison's old buddy, Bob Dylan, will have Volume 11 of his "Bootleg Series," "The Basement Tapes Complete," released on November 4, the same day remastered and expanded editions of Paul McCartney's "Venus and Mars" and "Wings at the Speed of Sound" are made available. We expect great revelations on the Dylan package, but from McCartney, probably not. Still, reassessing even the Read on →
“All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.”-- William Faulkner It’s been quite a spate of birthdays for famous writers this latter part of September, the beginning of autumn when we slowly let go of whatever is left of our ties with summer. The daily Writer’s Almanac column always provides for interesting bits and pieces of the lives of writers, but this week seems to have been special. From the somber words of Faulkner (born in late September, 1897) to the giddy fun of Shel Si Read on →