Joshua Rivkin

Chalk – The Art and Erasure of Cy Twombly

Cy Twombly was a man obsessed with myth and history — including his own. Shuttling between his […]

Michael Finkel

The Stranger in the Woods

Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable […]

Robert Shelton

No Direction Home

Robert Shelton met Bob Dylan when the young singer first arrived in New York. He became Dylan’s […]

Daniel Mark Epstein

The Ballad of Bob Dylan

Drawing on revelatory interviews, a rich analysis oflyrics, and a lifelong study of one of the greatest […]

Elijah Wald

Dylan Goes Electric!

One of the music world’s pre-eminent critics takes a fresh and much-needed look at the day Dylan […]

Kristin Hersh

Don’t Suck, Don’t Die – Giving up Vic Chesnutt

A haunting ode to a lost friend, this memoir by the acclaimed author of Rat Girl offers […]

Adam Sisman

John LeCarré – The Biography

Over half a century since The Spy Who came in from the Cold made John le Carré […]

Mich Houghton

I’ve Always Kept a Unicorn – The Biography of Sandy Denny

I’ve Always Kept a Unicorn tells the story of Sandy Denny, one of the greatest British singers […]

Christopher Simon Sykes

Hockney – A Pilgrim’s Progress

In this fascinating and entertaining second volume, Christopher Sykes explores the life and work of Britain’s most […]

A.N. Wilson

Victoria – A Life

Acclaimed historian A. N. Wilson gives a sweeping, definitive biography of one of the most recognizable yet […]

Marcus O'Dair

Different Every Time

The first and definitive biography of Robert Wyatt, Britain’s greatest cult musician, with an introduction by Jonathan […]

John Cleese

So, Anyway

Candid and brilliantly funny, this is the story of how a tall, shy youth from Weston-super-Mare went […]

Holly George-Warren

A Man Called Destruction – The Life and Music of Alex Chilton

A brilliant songwriter, virtuosic vocalist, and accomplished guitarist, the charismatic Alex Chilton was not only a bona […]

Benjamin Moser

Why This World – A Biography of Clarice Lispector

Clarice Lispector is one of the most popular but least understood of Latin American writers, and now […]

David Shields / Shane Salerno

Salinger

Based on eight years of exhaustive research and exclusive interviews with more than 200 people—and published in […]