Dylan Hicks reviews David Hajdu’s “Love for Sale: Pop Music in America.”
Dylan Hicks is a writer, musician, and the author of the novels Amateurs and Boarded Windows. His recordings include the album Dylan Hicks Sings Bolling Greene, a collection of songs written to accompany his first novel. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Nina Hale, and their son, Jackson.
IN AN ESSAY from his 1983 collection, The Middle of My Tether, Joseph Epstein mulls over and satirizes the acknowledgments, dedications, and other...