Marcus is the author of numerous books, including Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock ’n’ Roll Music (1975), Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the Twentieth Century (1989), and, most recently, The Doors: A Lifetime of Listening to Five Mean Years (2011). He was the first reviews editor at Rolling Stone magazine and he’s also written for Artforum, the New York Times, Salon and many other publications. He currently teaches at UC-Berkeley and the New School in New York City. His column “Real Life Rock Top 10” appears in The Believer. Located adjacent to the Black Box Theatre, the Library and Archives will remain open to the public until just before the start of the event. After the reading, Dr. Lauren Onkey, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s vice president of education and public programs, will interview Marcus and moderate a question and answer session. This event is free with a ticket reservation online at http://tickets.rockhall.com or in-person at the Rock Hall Box Office.