Undercover

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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