Posts Tagged: Helena Fitzgerald
There is a particular way we love books that find us at exactly the right time, a love that swells beyond the dexterity of the writing or believability of the characters. Books that appear when we need them most become part of our nervous system, and so it’s jarring when someone else professes their love for the same book.
A few months ago, we sang the praises of Bob Dylan’s Blonde on Blonde with an essay from Helena Fitzgerald.
This month, CBS Records is releasing bootlegs/session tracks from a different, much less beloved Dylan album: Self Portrait.
Kevin Courrier has some thoughts on why Another Self Portrait could be what the original wasn’t and what it (perhaps unintentionally) tells us about Dylan’s “violent battles with his audience to keep redefining himself.”...more