New book traces the Staples family’s soulful journey and unique sound
Tribune music critic Greg Kot’s new book, “I’ll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers and the March Up Freedom’s Highway” (Scribner) is out Tuesday. It traces the rise of Chicago’s first family of gospel, soul and protest music from …
‘Demon Camp,’ by Jennifer Percy
The subtitle of Jennifer Percy’s first … assuring him that he’ll be fine, that “we get better.” “Demon Camp” reaches a different conclusion: America is sick, we’re not getting better, and there’s no clear solution.