Jason Molina :: Riding With The Ghost

In her new book, Riding With the Ghost, writer Erin Osmon accomplishes a tricky feat regarding the late Jason Molina, the songwriter and leader of Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. She presents  Molina, whose work can so often mythic, as if carved from  ancient stone, fully as a person, with faults, desires, humors, and failings. She doesn't strip his songs of their mystery or allure, but rather illustrates the idiosyncratic and personal details that led to his remarkable words and melodies. In doing so, she . . .

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