Books for Music Lovers

Fiction & nonfiction that caught my eye. I haven't read any of these yet, but I hope to get to them one of these days.
  1. 101 Artists to Listen to before You Die by Ricardo Cavolo
    Hand lettered with full color illustrations -- musicians from classical to the most modern pop and every style in between. Comic book form (without the panels)
  2. Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon
    Memoir by a founding member of Sonic Youth
  3. Silver Swan by Elena Delbanco
    Novel about a young women cellist; her father, who is also a cellist; and their Stradivarius cello. Family secrets and a passion for music
  4. Dylan Goes Electric by Elijah Wald
    The subtitle of this says it all: Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night That Split the Sixties
  5. Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story by Rick Bragg
    Based on interviews and personal conversations, this biography tells not only Lewis's story but also the rise and fall of good ole rock n roll
  6. Sinatra's Century by David Lehman
    100 short pieces celebrating Sinatra's 100th birthday. Illustrated with many photographs of the singer throughout his life