Saturday, August 25, 2012

Upcoming Music Memoirs: Autumn 2012

In my work at the library, I spend a lot of time looking at what books are coming out soon, and I can tell you: if you're a fan of music autobiographies, biographies or memoirs, there's a lot for you to keep your eyes peeled for this fall. Here's a few to consider (for the most part, they need no introduction):

Joni: the creative odyssey of Joni Mitchell (M)
by Katherine Monk (September 7)

Cyndi Lauper: a memoir (M)
by Cyndi Lauper and Jancee Dunn (September 18)

Kicking and Dreaming: a story of Heart, soul, and rock and roll (M)
by Ann and Nancy Wilson (September 18): that's Heart with a capital H.

Who I Am: a memoir (M)
by Pete Townshend (September 29)

Waging Heavy Peace (M)
by Neil Young (October 2)

Mick Jagger (M)
by Philip Norman (October 2)

I'm Your Man: the life of Leonard Cohen (M)
by Sylvie Simmons (October 2)

Light and Shade: conversations with Jimmy Page (M)
by Brad Tolinski (October 23)

Makeup to Breakup: my life in and out of Kiss (M)
by Peter Criss as told to Larry Sloman (October 23)

Rod: the autobiography (M)
by Rod Stewart (October 23)

Bruce (M)
by Peter Carlin (October 30): a biography of Bruce Springsteen

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