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Kelefa Sanneh

  1. fall preview 2021
    40 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This FallIncluding Sally Rooney, Colson Whitehead, Tiphanie Yanique, and, yes, Jonathan Franzen.
  2. the early-evening news
    Clint Eastwood to Win More OscarsClint Eastwood will win Best Picture, Michelle Trachtenburg will appear on Gossip Girl, and Ryan Adams will blog, hilariously.
  3. apropos of nothing
    We Think We Know Why All $tar’s Album Keeps Getting DelayedHe’s practically impossible to Google.
  4. the take
    New York ‘Times’ Commenters Mourn the Decline in Hip-hop SalesIn a thoughtful, 2,000-word piece in Sunday’s New York Times, Kelefa Sanneh considers the effects of hip-hop’s waning sales on its cultural relevance, prompting nytimes.com commenters to say ridiculous things!
  5. the take
    TropeWatch: Bruce Springsteen, Lover of the Magnetic FieldsWe trace this trope from the most disreputable of bloggy sources all the way to the august pages of the New York Times.
  6. ranters and ravers
    Critical Catfight: ‘Times’ Music Critics Square OffKelefa Sanneh has beef with Jon Pareles, apparently.
  7. the take
    New York ‘Times’ Commenters Still Confused About Snoop Dogg