Book reviewed in this article:

Performing Rites: On the Value of Popular Music By Simon Frith.

Rhythm and Noise: An Aesthetics of Rock By Theodore Gracyk.

Repeated Takes: A Short History of Recording and Its Effects on Music By Michael Chanan.

Reconstructing Pop/Subculture: Art, Rock, and Andy Warhol By Van M. Cagle.

The Masada Myth: Collective Memory and Mythmaking in Israel By Nachman Ben-Yehuda.

Recovered Roots: Collective Memory and the Making of Israeli National Tradition By Yael Zerubavel.

Titanic Legacy: Disaster as Media Event and Myth By Paul Heyer.

Communication and Consequences: Laws of Interaction By Robert Norton and David Brenders.

The Evolution of Communication By Marc D. Hauser.

Philosophical Perspectives on Computer-Mediated Communication Edited by Charles Ess.