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12.10.2013 | | Posted at 10:56 AM

The Mayor of MacDougal Street out in paperback

By David Luhrssen
   Much has been made of the connection between the Coen Brothers’ new film Inside Llewyn Davis and Dave Van Ronk’s autobiography, The Mayor of MacDougal Street. To set things straight: the fictitious folksinger at the heart of the film is not a stand-in for Van Ronk, who was a much more prominent fixture in the Greenwich Village folk revival than the movie’s bea...