Greil Marcus Undercover

Greil Marcus’s “Undercover” book review column ran in Rolling Stone from 1975 to 1980. Columns will be listed here as they are posted on this site.

1975/09/25 (Joe Gores’s Hammett)
1975/10/09 (Michael J. Arlen‘s Passage to Ararat)
1975/10/23 (Nik Cohn, Harlan Ellison, James Thurber)
1975/11/06 (Susan Braudy’s Between Marriage and Divorce: A Woman’s Diary)
1975/11/20 (Walker Evans, Charlie Chaplin, Robert Greenfield…)
1975/12/05 (Wendell Berry’s The Memory of Old Jack)

1976/01/01 (William O. Douglas)
1976/01/29 (Rosemary Daniell’s A Sexual Tour of the South; Elvis x 3)
1976/02/12 (Raymond Sokolov‘s Native Intelligence)
1976/02/26 (Allan Ludwig‘s Graven Images, Robert Anton Wilson…)
1976/03/11 (Thriller Memorandum, part 1)
1976/03/25 (Thriller Memorandum, part 2)
1976/04/22 (Death Reading 1976)
1976/05/06 (Pauline Kael’s Reeling)
1976/06/17 (Bruce Miroff, Bill Bradley…)
1976/07/29 (James Monaco’s The New Wave)
1976/08/26 (Ian Hunter, Norman Mailer, Jimmy Carter…)
1976/09/09 (Ann Beattie, Chilly Scenes of Winter)
1976/10/07 (What Really Happened to the Class of ’65?)
1976/10/21 (Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle)
1976/11/04 (Thriller Memorandum, part 3)
1976/11/18 (Thriller Memorandum, part 4)
1976/12/02 (Thriller Memorandum, part 5)
1976/12/30 (David Thomson, Burt Britton, Renata Adler…)

1977/01/13 (Albert Murray’s Stomping the Blues)
1977/01/27 (Robert Sabbag’s Snowblind)
1977/02/24 (James P. Girard’s Changing All Those Changes)
1977/04/07 (Morris Dickstein’s Gates of Eden)
1977/05/19 (William Burroughs’ Junky/Cobble Stone Gardens)
1977/06/16 (Richard Arens’s Genocide in Paraguay)
1977/08/25 (Urizen titles by Paolo Spriano and Larissa Reissner)
1977/10/06 (Robert Coover’s The Public Burning)
1977/12/01 (Robertson Davies’ Fifth Business)
1977/12/29 (Thomas Farber’s Who Wrote the Book of Love?)

1978/01/12 (Nick Tosches’ Country: The Biggest Music in America)
1978/02/23 (William Irwin Thompson’s Darkness and Scattered Light)
1978/03/09 (Joseph Roth’s Flight Without End)
1978/03/23 (Thriller Memorandum, part 6)
1978/06/15 (Mersey Beat, the Who, rock quotes…)
1978/06/29 (Thriller Memorandum, part 7)
1978/08/10 (Bruce Chatwin’s In Patagonia)
1978/08/24 (John Irving’s The World According to Garp, pt 1)
1978/09/23 (John Irving’s The World According to Garp, pt 2)
1978/10/05 (James Crumley’s The Last Good Kiss)

1979/01/11 (Beach Boys and Dylan bios)
1979/01/25 (Hipgnosis, William Hjortsberg, Leonard Maltin…)
1979/03/22 (David Henderson’s Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child of the Aquarian Age)
1979/03/22 (Leiber and Stoller)
1979/05/03 (Josef Skvorecky’s The Bass Saxophone)
1979/05/03 (Marc Eliot’s Death of a Rebel—Starring Phil Ochs)
1979/05/31 (Michael Rogers’ Do Not Worry About the Bear)
1979/08/23 (Chuck Kinder, Ron Rosenbaum…)
1979/10/04 (Tony Sanchez’s Up and Down With the Rolling Stones)
1979/10/18 (Terry Davis’s Vision Quest)
1979/11/01 (Maxene Fabe’s TV Game Shows)

1980/02/17 (John le Carre)
1980/03/06 (Elaine Pagels’ The Gnostic Gospels)
1980/04/17 (Peter Guralnick’s Lost Highway)
1980/05/01 (Dick Hebdidge’s Subculture)
1980/05/15 (on ten new releases)
1980/06/26 (Barry Fell’s Saga America)
1980/07/24 (Lester Bangs’s Blondie)
1980/08/07 (Michael Thelwell, Joel Whitburn, Pete Frame…)
1980/08/21 (John Kennedy Toole’s Confederacy of Dunces)
1980/10/02 (Björn Kurtén’s Dance of the Tiger)
1980/11/13 (Rock novels, incl. John Eskow’a Smokestack Lightning)
1980/11/27 (Charles Sawyer’s The Arrival of B.B King)


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