Bob Dylan is one of the artists featured in Tom Piazza's collection of essays, "Devil Sent the Rain." Piazza says Dylan's way of pushing boundaries "is a very American thing."
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August 21, 2011 The arc of American culture can be found in the nation's music. Author Tom Piazza shares that story in his new collection of essays, called Devil Sent the Rain: Music and Writing in Desperate America.
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August 29, 2009 How is New Orleans holding up four years after Katrina? Author Tom Piazza's new novel City of Refuge traces the journeys of a handful of locals — some who died, others scattered across the country. Piazza tells Guy Raz that New Orleans is slowly getting to be New Orleans again.
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