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The Dean of Rock Critics Schools Us On Himself: Robert Christgau's Going Into the City (Dey St.)

Jason Gross, Rock's Backpages, June 2015

LET'S SAY THAT you're interested in New York City's mid-to-late 20th century history, plus journalism, plus music journalism, plus critical theory. You're not just in a pretty specialized group, but also some kind of an arts-obsessed nutbag. That's not necessarily a bad thing, though, and there might just be a book for you.   

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