There’s an except from “Heavier Than Heaven” on “the Daily Beast” today. http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/03/04/the-moment-kurt-cobain-met-courtney-love.html. Over at Foursquare, I drew up a list of Kurt Cobain-related locations that still can visited. It makes an idea guide for out-of-town visitors to Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. https://foursquare.com/itbooks/list/here-we-are-now
A new edition of “Heavier Than Heaven” comes out from Hyperion Books today with a redesigned cover and an updated preface. Since the book initially was published in September 2001, it has been translated into two dozen languages. Some of the odd facts about the book’s history include: A guy was reading it at
I have a new book titled “Here We Are Now” which is out officially on March 18, 2014 from It Books/Harper Collins. The book is an attempt to chronicle, and measure, the cultural impact of Nirvana‘s Kurt Cobain twenty years after his death. The book explores the scope of Cobain’s lasting influence in music,
The cover of “Here We Are Now” in Brazil, out in March 2014 as well, is entirely different.
There’s an excerpt from “Here We Are Now” up today on MTV.com. It deals with the most humorous part of the book: Kurt’s impact on fashion. http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1722619/kurt-cobain-birthday-biography-excerpt.jhtml
The website constellation 617 recently ran an extensive interview with me, and a handful of talented writers, artists, and filmmakers. It’s one of the longest interviews any publications has ever done with me, but was also one of the most enjoyable to do because it dealt with the actual mechanics and inspiration of writing,
Upcoming readings, discussions, and panel events: ABERDEEN Thursday, March. 20, 2014, 6:30 PM Aberdeen Library, Author conversation & signing SEATTLE Thursday, April 03, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45 PM Town Hall In conversation with John Richards of KEXP 1119 8th Ave.,Seattle, WA 98101, townhallseattle.org SEATTLE Sunday, April 6, 2014, 2:00 – 3:30 PM Experience Music
King 5 News in Seattle ran a piece today on the town of Aberdeen’s “Kurt Cobain Day.” (thanks Kelly O’Neil for pointing the clip out). Anchor Dennis Bounds began the story with this line: “Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of Nirvana, was a well-known heroin addict who shot himself nearly twenty years ago.” The
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