Everybody Loves Our Town makes Spin’s Top 10 music books of 2011 list
There’s certainly no shortage of entertainingly thorough books documenting the early ’90s alt-rock boom and What Kurt Hath Wrought. But for exhaustive detail about Seattle’s unlikely, meteoric stint as the center of the universe — from Cat Butt to Candlebox and all points in between — this is hard to beat. As Yarm himself testifies, “It’s got it all: tragedy, comedy, corporate greed, media insanity, Courtney Love, and dudes who wore long johns under their shorts.” [Read the rest here.]
And there’s still time to get it as a holiday gift! North Americans, order ELOT at Amazon, Barnes & Noble or Indiebound. U.K. residents, buy it at Amazon.co.uk or Waterstones.com.