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September 6, 2010 9:48 AM Subscribe
What books should I read before I see Sufjan Stevens in concert?
posted by gursky to Media & Arts (5 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
Lately I've been reading books that are somehow linked to things going on in my daily life. I really love the connection - I find myself more engaged with the book. I went through a reading slump in recent years, and I'm very happy to have my voracious reading habit back. Examples: reading more travel books because it's relevant to my job, reading a novel about a radio broadcaster as I have become a big fan of a few radio programs recently, etc.
I just bought a ticket to see Sufjan Stevens in October - I've wanted to see him live for a long time, and it's finally worked out that I will be around to see him in October. I have listened to all of his albums and read some great interviews with him, but I'm wondering what I might read that might get me into the right 'mindset' to see him perform. Books, articles, poems - anything. Fiction is preferred, but non-fiction is fine too.
What can I read that will "prepare" me for seeing Sufjan Stevens?