Book Review Archive

  • Book Review: RICE Cry to Heaven – INKPOT

      Cry To Heaven by Anne Rice BALLANTINE BOOKS ISBN: 0-345-39693-6 (Reprinted May 1995) 556 pages Also available in hardcover: Knopf ISBN 0-394-52351-2   by David Chew. “Slowly, slowly he swelled it, slowly he let it pulse from his throat, this very limit of what […]

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  • Book Review: COPLAND What to Listen for in Music – INKPOT

    What to Listen for in Music by AARON COPLAND PENGUIN BOOKS ISBN: 0-451-62880-2 (Mar 1999) 288 pages by David Chew Often, as a beginner to classical music, one can get inundated and overwhelmed by the deluge of unknown terms and forms of this particular genre […]

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  • Book Review: SALZMAN The Soloist – INKPOT

        The Soloist by Mark Salzman VINTAGE BOOKS ISBN: 0-679-75926-3 (Jan 1995) Also available in hardcover: Transaction Publishers ISBN 1-560-00446-0 (Feb 2001) by David Chew It is rare that we find a good novel concerning classical music, one that actually speaks a very important […]

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  • INKPOT#40 CLASSICAL MUSIC REVIEWS: Book Review – Penguin Guide to Compact Discs Yearbook 1997/98

    The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs Yearbook 1997/98 by Ivan March (ed.) Edward Greenfield and Robert LaytonPenguin Books Ltd (duh…) softcover, 715 pages 23.4cm x 15.2cm x 2.8cm Published 1997 ISBN 0-14-051381-7 by Chia Han-Leon The remarks in this review can generally be applied to […]

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