Country music’s Jessica Willis Fisher discusses her new memoir Unspeakable: Surviving My Childhood and Finding My Voice and the process of healing trauma.
In The Philosophy of Modern Song, Bob Dylan conveys his thoughts in his signature styles, as in his lyrics, he can be plainspoken, gnomic, and over the top.
Patti Smith’s ‘A Book of Days’ creates an ironic loop of parasocial relationshipping, generating a kind of intimacy through photographs of objects.
Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker rummages through his cluttered closet to tell the story of his life via the objects he finds in his fascinating memoir, Good Pop, Bad Pop.
Mary Laura Philpott’s new memoir, Bomb Shelter, grapples with life’s curveballs in these uncertain times and, as she discusses here, that’s something to which we can all relate.
Will Sergeant’s (Echo and the Bunnymen) biography is as much a depiction of childhood in post-World War II Britain as it is a chronicle of his musical growth.
Inspired by Didier Eribon’s eponymous autobiography, Jean-Gabriel Périot’s film Returning to Rimes (Fragments), urges French citizenry to reinvent democracy.
A maverick force in promoting women’s sports, Billie Jean King’s courage and diligence also helped transform acceptance of gay and lesbian culture in America.
Virginie Despentes’ feminist arguments in her recently rebooted collection of essays, King Kong Theory, remain fresh and frustratingly relevant.
Where things don't quite add up in autobiography Inside Story, Martin Amis fashions the untidy sum into a sort of punchline; where there aren't any punchlines, he makes the mess into a cosmic joke.
Founder of both Rock 'N' Roll Heaven and Megaforce Records, Jon Zazula spares nothing in chronicling the highs and lows of his journey in Heavy Tales.