Book Nook

  • Thumbnail for Episode 448: Book Nook – Pink Floyd

    Episode 448: Book Nook – Pink Floyd

    Patrick has some more book reports: “Inside Out: A Personal History of Pink Floyd” by Nick Mason with Phillip Dodd and “Comfortably Numb: The Inside Story of Pink Floyd” by Mark Blake.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 447: Book Nook – Lovin’ Spoonful

    Episode 447: Book Nook – Lovin’ Spoonful

    Patrick reports on a book he just read: “Do you Believe in Magic? The Story of the Lovin’ Spoonful” by Simon Wordsworth.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 393: Guest Book Nook – Sex Pistols, Elvis Presley, Lester Bangs

    Episode 393: Guest Book Nook – Sex Pistols, Elvis Presley, Lester Bangs

    Will Pfeifer of Rockford IL fills in as host while Jim and Patrick take a week off. Will goes through his book shelf and recommends some rock tomes, including books about the Sex Pistols and Elvis Presley and works by critics Lester Bangs and Chuck Klosterman.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 350: Book Nook – 4AD

    Episode 350: Book Nook – 4AD

    Patrick likes to read books about music and talk about them. Today, he tells us about “Facing the Other Way: The Story of 4AD” by Martin Aston, published in 2013. 4AD is an important record label in the UK, with a classic roster that included Bauhaus, Pixies, Cocteau Twins, Dead Can Dance and many others.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 205: Book Nook – NYC in the 2000s, Beatles

    Episode 205: Book Nook – NYC in the 2000s, Beatles

    Patrick just finished two books and wants to share them with you. The first is “Meet me in the Bathroom,” by Lizzy Goodman, an oral history of the New York music scene in the 2000s, which brought us the Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, LCD Soundsystem and many other cool indie bands. The second book is “You Never Give me Your Money” by Peter Doggett, about the business and legal battles of the Beatles after they broke up.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 123: Patrick’s Book Nook – Steve Jones and Kim Gordon

    Episode 123: Patrick’s Book Nook – Steve Jones and Kim Gordon

    Patrick got caught up on his reading. Here are his book reports on Steve Jones’ “Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol” and Kim Gordon’s “Girl in a Band” (that band being Sonic Youth).

  • Thumbnail for Episode 69: Patrick’s Book Nook, volume two

    Episode 69: Patrick’s Book Nook, volume two

    Welcome to Patrick’s Book Nook. Today we discuss a work by Henry Rollins, about his time with Black Flag, and another about singer Nico and her lenghty heroin addiction.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 37: The debut of Patrick’s Book Nook

    Episode 37: The debut of Patrick’s Book Nook

    Patrick discusses books he’s read recently: “Ray Davies: A Complicated Life” by Johnny Rogan and “Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys” by Viv Albertine of the Slits.