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Professor Jonathan Lethem Interviewed by NPR and Other Media About New "Talking Heads" Book

Professor Jonathan Lethem has been interviewed by several media outlets about his latest book, Fear of Music, the author and critic takes on the Talking Heads’ seminal 1979 album for the Continuum Books' 33-1/3 series. In his latest interview with NPR, he discusses one particularly memorable song, "Memories Can't Wait," which the article describes as "a dark departure from the Talking Heads' typical sound, musically and lyrically." Other recent interviews include Salon, Wired, the Daily Beast, amd the Los Angeles Review of Books (podcast). The book was reviewed in the larger context of "criticism as memoir" by Slate, as well as by the Los Angeles Review of Books and The Atlantic.

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http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2012/04/30/151721016/jonathan-lethem-on-the-song-that-puts-the-fear-into-fear-of-music?sc=emaf

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