Sonata: A Memoir of Pain and the Piano
By Andrea Avery
White Tears by Hari Kunzru is a ghost story, a murder mystery, a timely meditation on race, and a love letter to all the forgotten geniuses of American music and Mississippi Delta Blues. It's the KBACH/Changing Hands Bookstore Book Notes Selection for April, 2017. Randy Kinkel Gives you the Lowdown.
Finally, a biography of Florence Foster Jenkins, considered the world's worst opera singer, recently portrayed by Meryl Streep in the Oscar nominated film of the same name. Madame Jenkins couldn't carry a tune in a bucket; but despite that, in 1944 at the age of 76, she played Carnegie Hall to a capacity audience and had celebrity fans by the score.
"Why You Love Music--
From Mozart to Metallica,
The Emotional Power of Beautiful Sounds"
By John Powell
The KBACH/ Changing Hands Bookstore "Book Notes" for June:
"Lives of The Poets (With Guitars) - Thirteen Outsiders
who changed Modern Music." by Ray Robertson