The Anthem Companion to Raymond Aron

Coming soon — the lineup includes a coauthored chapter by yours truly on The Opium of the Intellectuals.

Curtis Mayfield: Super Fly

Released on this day in 1972, Curtis Mayfield’s soundtrack made history as one of the few soundtracks to outgross the accompanying movie. See AllMusic:

A melange of deep, dark grooves, trademarked wah-wah guitar, and stinging brass, Super Fly ignited an entire genre of music . . .