Richard Manning

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Richard Manning is a lifelong journalist, the author of eleven books. He is a contributing editor for Harper’s magazine, was a John S. Knight Fellow in Journalism at Stanford University, and has received many awards, especially in environmental journalism. His book One Round River was named a significant book of the year by the New York Times. His work was featured in Best American Science and Nature Writing, 2010 and Best American Travel Writing of 2017.








If It Sounds Good, It Is Good: Seeking Subversion, Transcendence, and Solace in America’s Music

If It Sounds Good, It Is Good: Seeking Subversion, Transcendence, and Solace in America’s Music

SKU: 9781629637921
Author: Richard Manning • Foreword: Rick Bass
Publisher: PM Press
ISBN: 9781629637921
Published: 4/1/2020
Format: Hardcover
Size: 6 x 9
Page count: 320
Subjects: Music/History



Praise

“Richard Manning is the most significant social critic in the northern Rockies. We’re fortunate to have Dick Manning as he continues his demands for fairness while casting light on our future.”
—William Kittredge, author of The Last Best Place: A Montana Anthology and The Next Rodeo: New and Selected Essays

“Richard Manning’s work has always been something special, distinguished by its intense passion and its penetrating insights.”
—George Black, author of Empire of Shadows: The Epic Story of Yellowstone

“A good researcher, facile writer, and passionate critic.”
Orion

“Richard Manning is at the head of his class.”
—Larry McMurtry, author of over two-dozen books including Custer and several screenplays including Brokeback Mountain

“Richard Manning is the West’s greatest journalist. Read this book, and then read everything else he has written and everything he will ever write”
—Rick Bass, author of Why I Came West and The Traveling Feast


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