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John Maugans

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staffI read a lot of nonfiction on a wide variety of topics and will pick up the occasional fiction volume if it has a theme that grabs me. My favorite writers run the range from David Maraniss and Rick Perlstein to my pre-adolescent favorite, Judy Blume (yep, boys liked her too).

I consider the period from about 1967 to 1975 to be the golden age of American film. I also enjoy good documentaries. Most of the time classic rock is in my regular music rotation, with occasional detours for contemporary Americana such as Sarah Jarosz or Gillian Welch, or the jazz piano of Patricia Barber and Kait Dunton.


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