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Rick Moody

RICK MOODY is a novelist and short story writer. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

In Conversation

The Revealing Science of Prog: DAVID WEIGEL with Rick Moody

At some outlet mall in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, I found a cheap tape of The Yes Album and I was hooked. The melodies weren’t just solid—the songs zigged from place to place. I’d never heard anything experimental, so when I got Close to the Edge and heard 50 seconds of nature sounds, I wondered if I had a bad tape. BAM—there was the band, crashing in with this incredible sound.


The Brooklyn Rail

MARCH 2023

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