Are you between 5 and 25? If so, enter the Wicked Young Writer Awards NOW - click here for details...

win prizes likeyoulove
Search our site
Last Letter from Istanbul by Lucy Foley Read the opening extract of the brand new Lucy Foley book before its publication on 19/03/2018

Alex Ross Book and Novel

Alex Ross - Author


Alex Ross has been the music critic of the 'New Yorker' since 1996. From 1992 to 1996 he wrote for the 'New York Times'. His first book, 'The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century', published in 2007, was awarded the Guardian First Book Award and was shortlisted for the Pulitzer and Samuel Johnson prizes. In 2008 he became a MacArthur Fellow. A native of Washington, DC, he now lives in Manhattan.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Alex Ross

The Rest is Noise Listening to the Twentieth Century by Alex Ross
The Rest is Noise Listening to the Twentieth Century
Alex Ross
The inspiration behind the South Bank Centre's year-long festival of 20th century music, Alex Ross's masterpiece is a sweeping musical history from pre-war Vienna to the Velvet Underground.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2009

Loading other books by Alex Ross...


Author Info

Did you know

At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Alex Ross and hundreds of other authors.

Author 'Like for Like' recommendations


At Lovereading there are fabulous books available in every genre, with great reviews to help you pick the right book for you.

Teresa O'Halloran

What can I say, the clue is in the title Lovereading - and awesome books.

Sarah Davis

If you love reading, then you'll love Lovereading! Full of tips & info for every discerning reader.

Lynne Rapson

I love Lovereading because I get to read great books and then get to tell everybody how good they are.

Sally Doel

I love Lovereading for the wonderful like for like author recommendations and for highlighting new books, it's a great resource for readers!

Lindsay

My horizons have been broadened by some of the books I have been lucky to review and I expect it to be no different in the future.

Daran Bellingham

Because of Lovereading I have broadened my reading horizons with some really great books that I probably would never have chosen myself.

Susan Walsh

Why I love @lovereadinguk? It's in the name - as dedicated lovers of reading, they are perfect matchmakers for helping me find my next read!

Catherine Jenkins

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools