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Selected Books

fiction
"Finishing this novel is like awakening from a dream of Mexico that felt so vividly real."
Biography of a Great American/Woman/ African American Artist/composer and pianist
"Stunning character...{Mary Lou} Williams has found her writing soul mate in Linda Dahl and the engrossing result is Morning Glory." - Gene Santoro, The New York Times Book Review'
Biography of a Gifted Writer and Interpreter of the Great American Songbook
The secret life and tragic death of a great American songbird. "{The book} is vivacious, tender, saturnine, industrious and deeply intelligent." - Leon Wieseltier, "The New Republic."
Short Stories about My Favorite Part of the World
The main character is Latin America itself: tragic, lush, violent, romantic. "A wonderful group of stories." - "Danbury News-Times."
Complete and In-depth Analysis of Women in Jazz
“The definitive work on women in music – an incredible job of research.”–John Hammond. "For anyone who loves jazz, this is their book." - "Los Angeles Times."
Collection of essays
Includes my essay, "Equal Time"
compilation
extensive selection of the best writing about jazz, edited by Andrew Clark
non-fiction
my essay about great jazz vocalists, male and female

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