Tim Riley

Tim Riley’s latest book is What Goes On: The Beatles, Their Music, and Their Time (2019), co-written with Walter Everett, from Oxford University Press. He recently launched the riley rock report audio newsletter. See his personal website, timrileyauthor, for details.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

The Darwin of the Classics

A new biography of Milman Parry, who transformed our understanding of Homer, and oral culture in general....


The Gigantor of Art

Alex Ross’s new book on Wagner teases out the great conductors many contradictions....


The American Sputnik: Van Cliburn Heats Up the Cold War
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