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Continuum 33 1/3 Titles

Which do we Own? And what are the other titles in the series?

What's New on the 33 1/3 Blog?


"I'd really like to read one of the 33 1/3 books, but STL doesn't have the one I want."

No problem. 

If you'd like to borrow the book, just complete an ILLIAD request form.

You can also ask the library to purchase one or more of the titles.  Please fill out a Book Purchase Recommendation.

What is 33 1/3?

"33 1/3 is a series of short books about a wide variety of albums, by artists ranging from James Brown to the Beastie Boys. Launched in September 2003, the series now contains over 60 titles and is acclaimed and loved by fans, musicians and scholars alike." [continuum website]

These titles vary in their focus, from an album's history, philosophical underpinnings, and reception; to analysis; to the author's personal reflections.  Each book is about 150 pages. 

Like them (or not) ?  Wish we had more of them?  We want to hear from you!  Tell us your impressions--click the Comments link below!

Very Short and Very Hip Reading from the series

Ok, A More Substantial One.