Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas

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As the lead singer of U2, Bono has sold 130 million albums, won fourteen Grammys, and played numerous sold-out world tours, but he has also worked with world leaders from Bill Clinton and George W. Bush to Nelson Mandela on debt relief, AIDS, and other global issues. He has collaborated with the same musicians for nearly three decades and has been married to his childhood sweetheart since 1982. His life, at all turns, resists the rock star clichés. In a series of intimate conversations, Bono reflects on his transformation from the extrovert singer of a small Irish post-punk band into one of the most famous individuals in the world; and from an international celebrity to an influential spokesperson for the Third World. He speaks candidly about his faith, family, commitment, influences, service, and passion.--From publisher description.
 

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Bono has been shooting off his eloquent Irish mouth for more than 20 years now; the rock star/activist's views on sex, love, religion, and, most recently, the African AIDS epidemic have been ... Read full review

Contents

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About the author (2006)

Michka Assayas is a music journalist and novelist who lives and works in Paris. He met Bono in London in 1980, and was the first writer to champion U2 outside Ireland and the United Kingdom. He and Bono have spent the last three years putting this book together in Dublin, Paris, and Bologna, and on the French Riviera.

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