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Happily Potted
There's enough humor and fantasy in J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" to remind us why we started reading novels in the first place. [01-03-00]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

1998 Nonfiction In Review
1998's nonfictions stand-outs relived the Civil Rights era, the Johnson administration, and Nazi outrages. [12-27-98]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Skeleton Key
At its creepiest, Stephen King's "Bag of Bones" is a death's head singing the theme song from Cheers: welcome to the place where everyone knows your name. [11-09-98]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Two of a Kind
Elvis Costello and Burt Bachrach may seem like a peculiar match, but their show at Radio City Music Hall proved they're two of a kind. [10-26-98]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Working Women
Amy Rigby ("Middlescence") would probably have a lot of stories to swap former ZuZu's Petals frontwoman Laurie Lindeen. [10-12-98]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Rope Floats
On a recent Boston stop, Janet Jackson did the best thing the star of a slick production could do: she acted as if it was fun. [09-28-98]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Everything but
"Out of Sheer Rage: Wrestling with D.H. Lawrence" is Geoff Dyer's "8-1/2." [07-20-98]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Natural one
Brit post-punker Gina Birch takes off her Raincoat and wakes up with a Hangover. [07-06-98]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Pulp Fictions
Pulp's Jarvis Cocker flirts with the heartfelt and sometimes embraces it, but it's never a sloppy embrace. [04-06-98]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Mono Tones
There's no excuse for the British duo Mono's "Formica Blues" except the pleasure it gives. [03-02-98]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

The Beauty of Bacharach
Burt Bacharach's back, and he rawks; if you don't believe that, check out the three tribute albums released in the past year. [02-16-98]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Tinsel Tales
"American Hot Wax" screenwriter John Kaye's Hollywood novel "Stars Screaming" is the damnedest book to characterize. [01-12-98]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Secret Agent Songs
David Arnold's multi-artist tribute to 007's greatest hits"Shaken and Stirred," producer David Arnold reworking of theme songs from the Bond movies, might have been a camp joke -- but it's more. [01-05-98]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

1997's Best Non-fiction
1997's non-fiction featured both strong and fond recollections. [12-29-97]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

What's in a Name?
Lydia Flem's "Casanova: The Man Who Really Loved Women," insists on the facts behind the legendary lover. [12-15-97]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Mission Impossible
The overriding irony of Dusty Springfield's career is that though she's offered her listeners the lushest pop scenarios, she has always demanded the impossible from herself. [12-01-97]
— Charles Taylor, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

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