Books & Beats: October 31, 2015
A Banquet of Consequences (Viking) is Elizabeth George’s latest Inspector Lynley mystery. It finds Lynley’s partner Detective Barbara Havers on the trail of a prominent feminist speaker’s killer. In her review, Betsy Burton says, “Few people depict character with deeper—or more diabolical—understanding than Elizabeth George when she’s on her game, and she’s at the top of her game [here].”
There’s a phrase Austen Diamond is tired of hearing, and it’s this: “I like all music, except country.” This week, he highlights a few bands who, he says, owe more than a little of their sound to some of country music’s greatest acts.
Tracks heard on this Books & Beats:
1: “Turtles All the Way Down” by Sturgill Simpson
2: “Sedona” by Houndmouth
3: “Hi-Line” by Heartless Bastards