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Lester Bangs

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Lester Bangs wrote for Creem, the Village Voice, and Rolling Stone.

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Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
A Lester Bangs Reader
Written by Lester Bangs
Edited by John Morthland


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

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Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
A Lester Bangs Reader
Written by Lester Bangs
Edited by John Morthland


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 12, 2003
Price: $16.95

Before his untimely death in 1982, Lester Bangs was inarguably the most influential critic of rock and roll. Writing in hyper-intelligent Benzedrine prose that calls to mind Jack Kerouac and Hunter S. Thompson, he eschewed all conventional thinking as he discussed everything from Black Sabbath being the first truly Catholic band... Read more >
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Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung
The Work of a Legendary Critic: Rock'N'Roll as Literature and Literature as Rock 'N'Roll
Written by Lester Bangs


Format: eBook, 416 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung
The Work of a Legendary Critic: Rock'N'Roll as Literature and Literature as Rock 'N'Roll
Written by Lester Bangs


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 12, 1988
Price: $17.00

The paperback edition of the wild and brilliant writings of Lester Bangs—the most outrageous and popular rock critic of the 1970s—edited and with an introduction by the reigning dean of rock critics, Greil Marcus. Read more >
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