Category Archives: NYRM Literary Society

NYRM Literary Society: Franzen and The National

I finished this book a few weeks ago, but I was wrestling with which song to pair it with.  The National seemed like such an obvious choice for Franzen’s The Corrections that I wanted to come up with something a little more under the radar, but the more I thought about it the more I […]

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NYRM Literary Society: Marquez and Feist

Back in September, I posted about the Replacements song, “Androgynous,” because reading Middlesex reminded me of the tune.  It was just a one-off type of thing, but then a co-worker suggested that I make it into a regular feature.  This will probably end up being more embarrassing for me than anything else (now the internet […]

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Great Old Song: "Androgynous" by The Replacements

I pretty much stick strictly to music on this blog, but this is sort of a music/book related post.  I just finished Middlesex by Jeffery Eugenides- an incredible novel about gender and family- and I’ve found myself returning over and over to this song by one of my absolute favorite bands.  If you don’t know […]

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