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Bob Dylan

From an ad for Peter Guralnick's Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley: ''[The] incendiary atomic musical firebrand loner who conquered the Western world, he steps from the pages, you can feel him breathe, this book cancels out all others.''

Death Threat of the Week

'Side' Effects'

An Israeli journalist called for author and ex-Mossad member Victor Ostrovsky to be ''eliminated.'' Joseph Lapid feels Ostrovsky — whose new book, The Other Side of Deception, details Ostrovsky's experiences as a double agent — is selling Israel's state secrets.

Originally posted Nov 18, 1994 Published in issue #249 Nov 18, 1994 Order article reprints

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