Books by John Sellers
NPR stories about John Sellers
As kids we preferred indoor recess to the playground hullabaloo. As adults we're film dorks, comic book geeks and indie-music nerds. We do not, as a general rule, jet-ski. This is what we'll be reading as we try to avoid the sun.
John Sellers' memoir of his obsessive love affair with indie-rock music is the "bildungsroman of a hyperliterate music snob," says Glen Weldon. The tale is "music snobbery at its most cheerily self-mocking, written in a highly charged style that goes down easy."