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Boston Globe Cobituaries: Richie Havens/Murray Pearlstein

Tuesday’s Boston Globe Obituaries page featured a yin-yang farewell to a couple of 1960s American cultural revolutionaries. Start with the decade’s music revolution (obit here): Richie Havens, 72, folk singer who opened Woodstock with stunning set NEW YORK — Richie … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging Jonathan Franzen At The BPL

America’s Litt-It Guy Jonathan Franzen entered a banged-out Rabb Lecture Hall at the Boston Public Library Saturday afternoon and tried to move the podium to the center of the stage. Unsuccessfully. Undaunted, Franzen proceeded to read the “Mistakes Were Made” … Continue reading

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