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Between the Records

Julian Tepper


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...Julian Tepper emerges as a modern hybrid of Philip Roth and Saul Bellow.--Philipp Meyer, New York Times Best-Selling author of The Son and American Rust

Jules and Adam Newman's complex, often hostile, relationship has long fueled their music careers as they followed in their father's footsteps. After the release of their debut record, and while struggling to write tracks for the followup, the brothers begin to clash. Jules, the younger brother, feels cast aside and ignored by Adam, who has long been accustomed to having things his own way. From the studio to the stage and across the countless miles in between, Julian Tepper's third novel is a moody and heady work of autofiction based on his days in the Natural History, which he and his brother formed in 2001. Between the Records examines brothers, fathers, rock and roll, and the personal demons therein--both musical and familial.

Rare Bird Books, 9781644280744, 312pp.

Publication Date: March 10, 2020

About the Author

Julian Tepper is the author of two novels, Balls (Rare Bird) and Ark (Dzanc). As the member of the band The Natural History, he recorded two albums and co-wrote the hit song, Don't You Evah for the legendary indie-group, Spoon. He lives in New York.