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Reading 'On Bowie' and Discovering the Great, Late David Jones

On Bowie is a great love story of our time. Only Rob Sheffield could’ve written a book this wonderful, with such ease about Bowie’s mysticism, his prolific career, and his time on The Blue Planet. 1,452 more words

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How Rob Sheffield Cut to the Heart of David Bowie Fandom for ‘On Bowie’

Few things bring us together like the loss of a cultural icon, the ones whose impact is immeasurable by human standards. When David Bowie died, we all felt gravity pulling us back to Earth, our heads yanked from the clouds, our hearts a little heavier.  1,166 more words

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WWW Wednesday (27 July)

WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. It’s open for anyone to join in and is a great way to share what you’ve been reading! 1,412 more words

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Adding to the Bowie Bookshelf

They’re heeeeeere!

The books honoring (capitalizing on) the recent death of David Bowie.

Philosophy professor and New York Times columnist Simon Critchley’s On Bowie . . 448 more words

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Love is a mix tape

The playback: late night, Brooklyn, a pot of coffee and a chair by the window.

Sometimes it’s easy to stick to your resolutions. The best non-fiction may not feel like non-fiction. 

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Love is a Mixtape: A Memoir by Rob Sheffield

Published: 2007 by Piatkus Books

Edition: Paperback

Pages: 225

Genre: Memoir, Music, Non-fiction

Love is a Mixtape is the memoir from the music journalist legend Rob Sheffield. 327 more words

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Love is a Mixtape by Rob Sheffield

This autobiographical memoir was recommended by a couple of friends of mine. They knew how much I enjoyed music and they said that this one was a “must read.” 700 more words

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