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Grown-Up Anger: The Connected Mysteries of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and the Calumet Massacre of 1913 by Daniel Wolff

This long and well-researched history of dylan, guthrie, and the 1913 calumet massacre seems like just the kind of thing I would gobble up - but honestly it felt like a slog the whole time, just too unfocused to keep me completely engaged; the author set out to tie together a series of interconnected timelines, but they just don’t quite gel. 

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