In the Stacks Episode 43: Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby

A video book review of Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby. To purchase the book, click here.

"A reclusive musician releases new songs after more than 20 years, almost as an afterthought. The acoustic version of Tucker Crowe’s much lauded hit record, Juliet, named after the model he was dating at the time, comes stripped of electronic enhancements. In other words, it’s Naked.

"Tucker has no idea what kind of reaction this provokes in his cult-like group of fans. Almost as soon as the advance review copies come out, tribute websites and internet chatrooms are glowing with praise for Juliet, Naked. Almost everyone is thrilled except Annie, girlfriend of one of the most devoted Tucker groupies. Annie anonymously writes a review slamming the release and publishes it on her boyfriend Duncan’s website. Soon after, she randomly strikes up an email correspondence with Tucker himself." —Michelle Z. from In the Stacks.tv


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