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Greil Marcus

Greil Marcus, music journalist and cultural critic, is the author of “Mystery Train,” “Lipstick Traces,” “The Dustbin of History,” “The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs,” “Three Songs, Three Singers, Three Nations,” and other books. With Werner Sollors he is the editor of “A New Literary History of America” and with Sean Wilentz of “The Rose & the Briar: Death, Love and Liberty in the American Ballad.” He teaches in the American Studies program at UC Berkeley and lives in Oakland.

2018 Film Series

The Manchurian Candidate

Featured In

2019 - How the Songs Work: The Poetry of Bob Dylan2018 - Viv Albertine (Formerly of The Slits) Sits Down with Greil Marcus