William H. Pritchard

Duke Ellington (seated) and the band (ca. 1940)

Take the ‘E’ Train

A definitive life of the great American composer.

May 26, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 35 • By WILLIAM H. PRITCHARD

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katherine messenger

Updike’s Story

Apr 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 30 • By WILLIAM H. PRITCHARD

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Jack Oakie, Loretta Young, Clark Gable in ‘The Call of the Wild’ (1935)

The Ice Palace

Jack London’s thousand words a day.

Jan 27, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 19 • By WILLIAM H. PRITCHARD

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Toscanini in action, 1944

A Complete Maestro

The Indian summer of the Great Conductor on 85 discs.

Nov 11, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 09 • By WILLIAM H. PRITCHARD

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John Updike, 1994

Teller of Tales

The definitive Updike, in two volumes.

Oct 21, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 07 • By WILLIAM H. PRITCHARD

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Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward in 'Mr. and Mrs. Bridge' (1990)

Portrait of a Lady

A second look at Evan S. Connell's domestic masterpiece.

Feb 25, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 23 • By WILLIAM H. PRITCHARD

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