From TLS, a review of Lateness and Brahms: Music and culture in the twilight of Viennese Liberalism by Margaret Notley; Brahms's Song Collection by Inge van Rij; and The Organ Music of Johannes Brahms by Barbara Owen. David Schiff reads Music at the Limits, a posthumous collection of Edward Said's music criticism. A review of The House that George Built: With a Little Help from Irving, Cole, and a Crew of about Fifty by Wilfrid Sheed. More and more on Coltrane: The Story of a Sound by Ben Ratliff. A review of Johnny Cash: The Biography by Michael Streissguth. From Seed, a review of Oliver Sacks' Musicophilia (and more and more and more and more).

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