Jewish Journal: “the historical resonances are fascinating”

Writing in the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, critic Steve Weinberg had this to say about BOB DYLAN: Prophet, Mystic, Poet:

For readers who care little about the Jewish influences on Dylan’s songwriting, Rogovoy’s book is nonetheless a fine text for understanding Dylan’s life, inside and outside recording studios and stage performances. Sure, plenty of other critical analyses purporting to explain Dylan’s artistry have been published, and so have several worthy full-life biographies. But those I have read do not greatly surpass Rogovoy’s book. His skillful writing style, his decades of close Dylan study from a devoted fan’s perspective, his biographical research combine to make the book attractive to non-Jews and, for that matter, non-Christians….the historical resonances are fascinating.

Read the entire text of the review here.

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