It's here: the fourth and latest volume in the series that you have come to rely upon for your music reading fix. The 2003 volume will celebrate the year's best writing about music and its culture with a selection of pieces on a dazzling array of topics drawn from more than a hundred sources-remarkable essays by journalists and authors who are as serious about writing as they are about music.Past contributors have included:* Jonathan Lethem * David Rakoff * Mike Doughty * Lorraine Ali * Greil Marcus * Richard Meltzer * Robert Gordon * Sarah Vowell * Nick Tosches * Anthony DeCurtis * William Gay * Whitney Balliett * Lester Bangs * Rosanne Cash * Susan Orlean * David Hadju * Lenny Kaye * The Onion * Mark Jacobson * Gary Giddins * John Leland * Luc Sante * Monica Kendrick * Kalefa Sanneh
About the Author
Matt Groening, who began his career as a rock critic, changed television forever when he brought animation back to prime time with the immortal nuclear family The Simpsons. He is also creator and executive producer of the FOX animated series Futurama, as well as the comics Life in Hell and Akbar and Jeff. He lives in Los Angeles.
Paul Bresnick is a literary agent and editor who has edited many award-winning music books. He lives in New York City and East Hampton.