Season's Readings: Clappy Holidays

November 28, 2019

Today's ALU Season's Readings recommendations are for the musically-inclined maven who thrives on a good beat and keeps the volume permanently set on high.

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Have a clappy holiday with these two book recommendations that'll make any musical maven quite merry this season.

Don't forget!: grab 'em for 15% off until December 13th!









For the cool kid who spits rhymes, Michelle Muir's playful and compelling debut collection of poetry Nuff Said (Mawenzi House) carries an off-the-hook beat they won't be able to resist. Muir uses a blend of language that draws from urban environments as well as her own African-Canadian rhythmic and polyrhythmic style to share her message about music, life and social politics. With cadence and conviction, Nuff Said keeps it trill.








For the dad who can rock an (air) guitar solo so epic it'll melt your face off, Listen Up! (ECW Press) by Mark Howard will be a shining note on top of the holiday gift pile. As a record producer, engineer and mixer, Howard has worked with some of the greatest rock legends of all time – from Bob Dylan to Bono. With this book, Howard grants us a backstage pass – an insiders view into the stories and secrets behind many of the most beloved albums in the genre. Earn bonus points from your more techie giftees: this book also provides tips and insights into the equipment used to create these top-notch sounds.





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Listen Up! and Nuff Said are 15% off until December 13th, and buying these or any of our Season's Readings books during this time gets you a stack of our Season's Readings postcard to gift with your books.

Stay tuned for more giftable books tomorrow and follow along on  TwitterFacebook, and  Instagram with the hashtag #ALUseasonsreadings.


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