Christian Bauman’s Eternal Playlist

Chris Bauman 190Novelist Christian Bauman, author of In Hoboken (and Identity Theory contributing editor), makes an appearance on the NY Times book blog today as part of its "Living with Music" feature.

As a former musician/songwriter/folksinger whose latest novel depicts the life of struggling young Jersey musicians, Bauman offers a playlist of acoustic artists for whom he opened in the '90s, including "Waist Deep in the Big Muddy" by Pete Seeger and "The Midnight Special" by Odetta.

In addition to In Hoboken, Bauman's novels include Voodoo Lounge and The Ice Beneath You.

For more playlists and other insights on the writing and folk music, visit his blog at

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