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Poetic Memory: Matthew Specktor (List)


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The 19-year-old narrator of Matthew Specktor’s novel That Summertime Sound has two options: return home to L.A. and a family that hardly notices him; or travel to the Heart of the Heart of the Country—Columbus, Ohio—and come of age. The novel is set against the Columbus music scene of the 1980s, and Specktor is looking to […]



Ever Downloaded a Copyrighted Song? You Owe Infinity Dollars (Links)


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Ever Downloaded a Copyrighted Song? You Owe Infinity Dollars Jammie Thomas-Rasset, the first woman who was charged with copyright infringement and offered to settle but decided to fight the RIAA, is guilty and owes the recording industry 1.92 million dollars, or $80,000 per song. Get a Life, Holden Caulfield What once seemed like courageous truth-telling […]