Jackson Interview in Rain Taxi Review of Books
12/06/10 | The literary journal Rain Taxi Review of Books has published a lengthy interview with Prof. Jeff Jackson in its latest online edition. Jackson spoke with the magazine at length about his most recent book Paris Under Water: How the City of Light Survived the Great Flood of 1910 as well as his earlier book Making Jazz French: Music and Modern Life in Interwar Paris. In their wide-ranging conversation, interviewer Rob Couteau asks Jackson about the story behind these two books and what this research tells us about life in a modern city like Paris. Rain Taxi is a a widely-respected and award-winning magazine devoted to writing that pushes "the boundaries of narrative, language, and genre."
Access the article directly at http://www.raintaxi.com/online/2010fall/jackson.shtml.