John Leland Hip: The History

ISBN 13: 9780060528171

Hip: The History

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Chronicles the evolution of American pop culture throughout the past century, explaining how consumer trends and product popularity shaped the nation's self-image, transformed neighborhoods, impacted international style, and changed perspectives on mainstream value. 40,000 first printing.

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"An insightful chronicle of cool." -- Esquire

An insightful chronicle of cool. --Esquire

"An insightful chronicle of cool."--Esquire

"John Leland combines diligent research with insight and wit."--Paul Krassner, author of Murder at the Conspiracy Convention and Other Absurdities and editor of Magic Mushrooms and Other Highs: From Toad Slime to Ecstasy

"What is hip? If you have to ask, ask John Leland."--Joe Levy, Rolling Stone

"The New York Times' John Leland offers an incisive, entertaining look at this peculiarly American cultural notion..."--Elle

"Hip: The History is the definitive work on the subject."--Paper Magazine

"John Leland covers it all in his essential book, Hip: The History."--Newsweek

"Hip: The History is the seminal work on the topic and a must read for all you hipsters!"--Fab 5 Freddy

The New York Times John Leland offers an incisive, entertaining look at this peculiarly American cultural notion... --Elle"

About the Author:

John Leland is a reporter for the New York Times and former editor in chief of Details, and he was an original columnist at SPIN magazine. Robert Christgau of the Village Voice called him "the best American postmod critic (the best new American rock critic period)," and Chuck D of Public Enemy said the nasty parts of the song "Bring the Noise" were written about him. He lives in Manhattan's East Village with his wife, Risa, and son, Jordan.

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