Bono has ratings and reviews. Elizabeth said: Okay, Bono is just incredible as we all know. I am interested in him as a person because I admire. Review of “Bono: In Conversation with Michka. Assayas”. David M. Johnstone. George Fox University, [email protected] Follow this and additional. Here, in a series of conversations with his friend, the music journalist, Michka Assayas, Bono reflects on his transformation from extrovert singer.

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There’s my fathers face telling me to tidy up my room. Topics shift and flow in a fairly nonlinear fashion; anecdotes jump around from tofrom Dublin to Africa, from music to father-son relationships. The Loney Andrew Michael Hurley. Here, in a series of conversations with his friend, the music journalist, Michka Assayas, Bono reflects on his transformation from extrovert singer of a small, Irish, post-punk band into an international rock star.

Sep 22, Patricia rated it it was amazing. Her anthology Wave Me Goodbye: It really isn’t about U2. Bono has bleeped on my radar more for his social justice work than anything else. I would love to sssayas his thoughts about the time since then All of this being said, Bono: Bush to Nelson Mandela on Micbka the first time ever, Bono-the biggest rock star in the world-tells his life story.

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The book was a little too long for my taste. If you think of Bono as a poet, rather than a rock star, then you won’t be surprised at the level of introspection and insight that is revealed in this book.

There are faces of children who are going to die but don’t have to.

U2 vocalist, celebrity activist and one witth the world’s most outsized rock stars, Bono symbolically takes off his habitual shades to reveal the relatively normal guy behind the flashy and occasionally bombastic public persona in this series of wide-ranging conversations. It revealed a lot but left some mystery. You don’t have to work a day in a year in your life for it.

First, let me say that I’m not a fan of Bono or U2. Books of the Week. Feb 19, Darlene rated it really liked it. michja

Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas by Michka Assayas

Open Preview See a Problem? View all 3 comments. Jun 24, Jan rated it it was amazing.

I’m not normally a navel-gazer, I’ve always thought you find yourself in other people. I enjoyed learning more about him.

I am interested in him as a person because I admire his work, both musically and on behalf of those in poverty. He is a role model to me, strange as it may seem, because I usually have female role models. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Bono also speaks passionately about how he has used his fame as a platform to campaign fervently on a range of global issues, and why these issues – which include the IRA ceasefire, Third World debt and, most cpnversation, the growing AIDS crisis in Africa – are so important to each of us.


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Christina Noble Christina Noble was born in the slums of Dublin city. He has collaborated with the same musicians for nearly three decades and has been married to his childhood sweetheart since How did he move from fledgling Irish pub band singer to international rock star and humanitarian? Essence has to manifest itself. End of Watch Stephen King. It will fascinate and challenge fans of U2 and general readers alike.

Book Review: Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas

For an hour or a lifetime, we journey into each other’s head and heart. This book was a wonderful surprise. Hardcoverpages. Yet, it is my experience that they male people the most spoiled. So in a series of conversations with his friend, Michka Assayas, he speaks openly about his faith, family, friends, and bandmates