Oh Yeah (chicka chicka)

Well played, Honda Motor Corp. I may not be upgrading my CRV anytime soon, but thanks to your Ferris Bueller’s Day Off commercial I have been reuinited with a soundtrack from my youth. Now, what ode to the 80s to read first?

  • Ten Thousand Saints by Eleanor Henderson
  • The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
  • Fargo Rock City: A Heavy Metal Odyssey into Rural North Dakota by Chuck Klosterman
  • The Washington Story by Adam Langer
  • Talking to Girls about Duran Duran: One Young Man’s Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut by Rob Sheffield
  • Back to our Future: How the 1980s Explains the World we Live in Now–Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Everything by David Sirota
  • The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe

 

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Karen Kleckner Keefe is the director of the Hinsdale (IL) Public Library, a Booklist reviewer, and one of Library Journal's 2009 "Movers and Shakers." Follow her on Twitter at @KarenKleckner.

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  1. Matt @ David Gandy Diet | March 9, 2012
  1. gerardsaylor@hotmail.com' Gerard Saylor says:

    AMERICAN PSYCHO.

    I thought this blog had languished into a living archive. I did not know the address had changed.

  2. gerardsaylor@hotmail.com' Gerard Saylor says:

    I endured the ’80s more than I experienced them.

  3. gerardsaylor@hotmail.com' Gerard says:

    I just read a quick and interesting take about the movie version of AMERICAN PSYCHO
    http://blogs.suntimes.com/foreignc/2012/03/american-psycho.html

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