January 20, 2007
ABOUT TERRY'S BOOKSTerry is the author of Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington, which will be published by Gotham Books on Oct. 17, 2013. It can be pre-ordered here.
His last book was Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the U.S., JR Books in England, Larousse in Brazil, and United Press/Alpina in Russia. He wrote the introductions to William Bailey on Canvas and the paperback editions of Richard Stark's Flashfire and Firebreak and Elaine Dundy's The Dud Avocado. One of his essays is included in Robert Gottlieb's Reading Dance, and he contributed notes on recordings by Louis Armstrong, Gene Krupa, and Oscar Peterson to Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology.
His last book was All in the Dances: A Brief Life of George Balanchine, published by Harcourt. A Terry Teachout Reader, a collection of Terry's essays about American art and culture, was published in 2004 by Yale University Press. The Skeptic: A Life of H.L. Mencken, published in 2002, is now available in paperback. You can read excerpts from reviews of All in the Dances, A Terry Teachout Reader, and The Skeptic here.
Terry has also written a memoir, City Limits: Memories of a Small-Town Boy, edited A Second Mencken Chrestomathy and Ghosts on the Roof: Selected Journalism of Whittaker Chambers, 1931-1959, contributed to The Oxford Companion to Jazz, and written introductions to Paul Taylor's Private Domain: An Autobiography and Gene Lees' Waiting for Dizzy. You can buy any of these books by clicking on the titles.
Posted January 20, 2007 11:21 AM