Emotional Rescue

Essays on Love, Loss, and Life--With a Soundtrack

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What songs have made up your life’s soundtrack? Which have captured your every mood and deepest sentiments? Pop music, like no other form of entertainment or art, is capable of articulating our...

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Ben Greenman is a contributing writer to the New Yorker and the author of eight books of fiction. His most recent novel is The Slippage, and his latest collection of short stories is What He’s Poised...

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“Reading Emotional Rescue is like peeking into a stranger's playlist when he's not around, and then talking to him about it when he is around. Music is the kind of thing that should be felt...

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