Why I Won’t be Reading “Go Set a Watchman”

I love Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, and have for some decades now, ever since I first read it. What I also love is that Harper Lee knew when to call it a day. Ralph Ellison also wrote one brilliant, landmark novel, Invisible Man, but spent sixty years and the rest of his life generating thousands of […]

Go Set a Railroad Man?

Am I crazy, or does the cover of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman resemble the cover of our album The Ghost of John Henry? To Kill a Mockingbird means a tremendous amount to me, as it does to millions of other people, and though I’m firmly in the camp that there’s something fishy in the release of Go […]