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User Review  - crosbyc - LibraryThing

There is a lot of amazing content in this book, but I'm not sure I needed all of this in a biography. Knowing the history of every band that ever influenced Dave Grohl, every early concert he played ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - teaswirls - LibraryThing

Most of the time this book stays far too much in a journalism sort of swagger. Rather than anything more in depth. I always enjoy an autobiography more than a biography. And this book spends far too ... Read full review

Review: This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl

User Review  - Ben - Goodreads

I read this mainly because I really like Nirvana and I wanted to get more insight into their music (as if they were/are not dissected enough) and process. Foo Fighters I never much cared for but this ... Read full review

Review: This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl

User Review  - Mike Sutcliffe - Goodreads

I don't know why, but I got a long way through this book before I realised it wasn't exactly 'fully authorised" by Dave Grohl. He's obviously spent a lot of time with the author (according to the ... Read full review

Review: This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl

User Review  - sarah - Goodreads

back in the 90s i was a complete nirvana tragic. i spent 20 years collecting memorabilia, and was pretty sure there wasn't much i didn't know about dave grohl, or anyone even remotely associated with ... Read full review

Review: This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl

User Review  - Martyn - Goodreads

This is a hard book to rate; on the one hand it was genuinely interesting in patches and I feel like I got closer to the subject but on the other the author followed up so many tributaries and ... Read full review

Review: This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl

User Review  - Lise - Goodreads

This book really needed some editing. It's a dogs breakfast, jumping backwards and forwards in time and reading like the author just put every single fact about Dave Grohl on the page as soon as it ... Read full review

Review: This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl

User Review  - T. Edmund - Goodreads

Maybe its just me, but I hate books, non and fiction which start with a disclaimer. In This is a Call - author Brannigan is quick to point out that this work is unauthorised and in fact the real Dave ... Read full review

Review: This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl

User Review  - Matt Choi - Goodreads

From Nirvana to Foo fighters, Dave Grohl is an undeniable figure in music, as we know it today. Growing up with a love for punk music, Grohl started playing the drums. From the moment he played his ... Read full review

Review: This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

While I wasn't sure I wanted to read this book since it is an unauthorized biography, I have to say that it was a really enjoyable read. The reason I probably did appreciate the book that much is that ... Read full review


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