The Best in Books
Book Search and Recommended Reading
Lists, with Thumbnail Book Reviews and Links to Discount Books
at Amazon.com and other Discount and Online Bookstores.
reviews - Sources of good books - Direct links to order
The Cougar has a keen eye for a good tale or wise power song.
Let him do the sorting and searching for you, bringing you only
the best in the busy WordWorld, a click away:
A prefatory note by the reviewer:
Instead of railing against the kinds of writing
that leave me cold, I will attempt to follow the dictum of Emerson
regarding criticism; which, though he did not exclusively practice
criticism himself in this way, is summarized by his biographer as, "Praise what you love." Therefore, everything that has
made it to the list below, I highly recommend....
Note: the same restraint does not hold true in
the Video Reviews!
See also: The Best
in Music (especially for drumming fans)
find good books and listings of good books:
Books and Music: new books, used prices--9645 Gerwig Lane,
Columbia, MD 21046, USA 20781, phone 1-800-395-2665
Books and Sound: new age, old wisdom--2671 West Broadway,
Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6K 2G2--800-663-8442
Special Feature Light
in the Static Attic -- How Banyen's best moved me beyond...
Quality Paperback Book Club--Camp
Hill, PA, USA 17012-0002--717-697-6443
The Tattered Cover--any book, anywhere--2955
E. First Ave., Denver, CO, USA 80206--800-833-9327
New Society Publishers: Books
for social change
Canada: PO Box 189, Gabriola Island, BC, V0R 1X0--800-567-6772
USA: 4527 Springfield Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143--800-333-9093
Music Dispatch: Books for Percussionists--PO
Box 13920, Milwaukee, WI, USA 53213--800-637-2852
...and of course, online, the venerable Amazon