Aquarium Drunkard Book Club :: Chapter 19

Welcome back to the stacks. It’s Aquarium Drunkard’s Book Club, our monthly gathering of recent (or not so recent) recommended reading. This month: Galaxie 500, the punk dramas of Kid Congo Powers, Cosey Fanni Tutti’s cross generational epic Re-Sisters, the Zen poetics of Philip Whalen, and horror comics from Jack “The King” Kirby.

Aquarium Drunkard Book Club :: Chapter 18

Welcome back to the stacks. It’s Aquarium Drunkard’s Book Club, our monthly gathering of recent (or not so recent) recommended reading. This month: false prophets, monsters of various mental planes, and bad trips. Reports from the frontlines of the late 1960s jazz avant-garde. The ritual zen of fly fishing. A slice of alternate history, and one cursed bunny.

Aquarium Drunkard Book Club :: Chapter 17

Welcome back to the stacks. It’s Aquarium Drunkard’s Book Club, our monthly gathering of recent (or not so recent) recommended reading. This month: the proto T-Rex lit of Marc Bolan, a regional love letter to the art of the concert poster, a deep dive into Dilla’s unique time feel, mid-80s Charles Portis, James Calvin Wilsey’s lonesome noir guitar, and a look into the rise of Warner Bros. Records.

Aquarium Drunkard Book Club :: Chapter 16

Welcome back to the stacks. It’s Aquarium Drunkard’s Book Club, our monthly gathering of recent (or not so recent) recommended reading. In this installment: the roots of the enigmatic Elephant 6 Collective, Sinéad O’Connor, utopianism, a Kim Gordon edited compendium of music essays, and more…

Aquarium Drunkard Book Club: Chapter 12

Welcome back to the stacks. It’s Aquarium Drunkard’s Book Club, our monthly gathering of recent (or not so recent) recommended reading. Featuring the occult roots of rock, John Sinclair’s prison writings, Bowie comics, Anna Kavan’s dystopian road novel, and the nature writing of J.A. Baker.

Aquarium Drunkard Book Club :: Chapter Ten

Welcome back to the stacks. It’s Aquarium Drunkard’s Book Club, our monthly gathering of recent (or not so recent) recommended reading. This month: Sam Shepard on Bob Dylan, Prince in the studio, René Daumal’s Mount Analogue, César Aira, Philip Frobos, Rachel Kushner, and the concrete poetry of Jim Johnson.

Aquarium Drunkard Book Club :: Chapter Eight

Welcome back to the stacks. It’s Aquarium Drunkard’s Book Club, our recurring column of recent (or not so recent) recommended reading. This month, the short fiction of Henry Dumas, Leonora Carrington’s comedic novel, alchemical poetry from N.H. Pritchard, Stanley Crawford, and Scott McClanahan’s Crapalachia.

Aquarium Drunkard Book Club :: Chapter Five

Welcome back to the stacks. It’s Aquarium Drunkard’s Book Club, featuring looks at Jennifer Lucy Allan’s The Foghorn’s Lament, Joe Banks’ Hawkwind: Days of the Underground-Radical Escapism in the Age of Paranoia and more recent (and not so recent) recommended reading.