A powerful, if dense, analysis of the US's many hushed-up little conflicts
Without the magnificent visuals, you’d be left with pretty thin gruel
David Hepworth’s musical tastes tend strongly towards the singer-songwriterish
Fiction: The Blade Artist; By Irvine Welsh; Jonathan Cape, €17.25
Music; Boys In The Trees: A Memoir; By Carly Simon; Constable, €27
Reynolds remains self-deprecating to the very last page.
As always, enjoy the language and try to overlook the lapses in judgment
Biography; Notes From The Velvet Underground: The Life of Lou Reed; By Howard Sounes; Doubleday, €19.95