Re: RARA-AVIS: Washington writers

From: M Blumenthal (
Date: 03 Dec 2001

Mark Sullivan:

> I was thinking a bit today about the use of music in books. My
> unexamined impression had been that it is the equivalent of a movie
> soundtrack. However, once I thought about it, I realized that they are
> two different things... A movie viewer can get something from a song
whether or
> not they have ever heard it before, but the same doesn't really apply to
> a book.
> I'm not the first to mention the real solution -- these books should be
> crossmarketed with accompanying CDs.

Even better, George's books should come with a soundtrack. If you were reading them online doing this should be trivial. A song is mentioned, you click on it and hear it. I wonder if the readings of his books that are available include the appropriate music. Mark

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