8 thoughts on “Pulphead: essays

  1. F. Tyler B. Brown F. Tyler B. Brown says:

    ePUB John Jeremiah Sullivan Ú Pulphead: essays PDF/EPUB Õ Ú pulphead: download, essays mobile, Pulphead: essays KindleIn Unknown Bards Sullivan's essay about American Blues music we get this uote from Dean Blackwood of Revenant Records I have always felt like there wasn't enough of a case being made for blues musicians' greatness You've got to have their stuff together to understand the potency of their work The same can be said about John Jeremiah SullivanUntil now Sullivan's essays have entered the public sphere only piecemeal through periodicals like G Harper's Magazine and The Paris Review With Pulphead we get the first compilation of Sullivan's essays and only the second book of his ever published What emerges from this collection so than if one were to read these essays on their own is a uniuely talented American writer and voiceSullivan's prose is humble and emotional while never self centered or overbearingHis prose is opposite that of a political pundit's a sophist sportscaster or expert social media consultant Our society is uick to confuse wisdom with declarative op


  2. Gridley Gridley says:

    ePUB John Jeremiah Sullivan Ú Pulphead: essays PDF/EPUB Õ Ú pulphead: download, essays mobile, Pulphead: essays KindleThematic strength isn't what you usually find in a book of journalistic essays but apparently Sullivan is drawn to strangeness wherever it rears its head And in this world strangeness is de rigueur These essays wander from a Christian rock festival to a brother of Sullivan who exhibits all sorts of odd behavior after a near electrocution Then there's a near encounter with Guns n' Roses' Axl R


  3. Joseph Kugelmass Joseph Kugelmass says:

    ePUB John Jeremiah Sullivan Ú Pulphead: essays PDF/EPUB Õ Ú pulphead: download, essays mobile, Pulphead: essays KindleI devoured this book in two days Based on what I'd read beforehand I was expecting a book of pop criticism a la Klosterman Instead what I got was much varied and profound Generally speaking the collection is a secret history of the


  4. Kevin Peeples Kevin Peeples says:

    ePUB John Jeremiah Sullivan Ú Pulphead: essays PDF/EPUB Õ Ú pulphead: download, essays mobile, Pulphead: essays KindleJohn Jeremiah Sullivan is a talented writer who shows great compassion on subjects not normally shown empathy A great example and probably the second best essa


  5. therealus therealus says:

    ePUB John Jeremiah Sullivan Ú Pulphead: essays PDF/EPUB Õ Ú pulphead: download, essays mobile, Pulphead: essays KindleIn amongst all the serious stuff about going on holiday you have to mix in some fun so when I saw this reviewed I thought it might make a suitable companion on my long planned Deep South Musical Odyssey between Mobile and Austin Specifically I thought it would be good for the flights between London and Houston an antidote to all those government papers and intelligence briefings I usually carry with meSome of Pulphead was particularly apposite given that I was finally bound for New Orleans seven years after my original visit was postponed by Katrina with a chapter about post Katrina New Orleans the dead animals the new camaraderies the stories of near death and of how


  6. SueKich SueKich says:

    ePUB John Jeremiah Sullivan Ú Pulphead: essays PDF/EPUB Õ Ú pulphead: download, essays mobile, Pulphead: essays KindleThe brilliant writer Edward Docx raved about this book in the weekend press and I ordered it from straightawayI am only 11 pages in and I can tell just from the u


  7. Mr Robert Yates Stark Mr Robert Yates Stark says:

    ePUB John Jeremiah Sullivan Ú Pulphead: essays PDF/EPUB Õ Ú pulphead: download, essays mobile, Pulphead: essays KindleGreat writing means that you read it whatever it is about thus it transcends genre Not a long read by any standard but worth picking up flicking through stories at will and passing on to someone who would also appreciate Axl Rose being described as someone who looks like they are wearing an Axl Rose mask


  8. Mr. Bernard A. O'sullivan Mr. Bernard A. O'sullivan says:

    ePUB John Jeremiah Sullivan Ú Pulphead: essays PDF/EPUB Õ Ú pulphead: download, essays mobile, Pulphead: essays KindleI almost gave it two stars but it's not uite true that I don't like it I don't like most of it but I certainly enjoyed the opening essay The rest I found dull though they would doubtless appeal in each case to some readers


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