Rolling stone magazine: the uncensored history

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Doubleday, 1990 - Music - 389 pages
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Inside information from more than two hundred "Rolling Stone" employees, contributors, and groupies recounts the magazine's evolution

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Rolling stone magazine: the uncensored history

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Draper's portrayal of Wenner as a talented but drug-abusing, scattered, celebrity-crazed individual--a political dilettante and a former love child--leaves the reader wondering how he made such a ... Read full review

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I lived through some of this and enjoyed the memories. However, he got things wrong, such as downplaying the No Nukes concerts. He wasn't in the office and didn't really know the personalities. He zeroed in on Jann Wenner, which makes sense. All-in-all, a good read. Read full review


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About the author (1990)

Robert Draper has been a national correspondent for "GQ" magazine for the past decade, and prior to that was senior editor at "Texas Monthly." He lives in Washington, D.C. He is author of a novel, "Hadrian's Walls" (Knopf), and the biography "Rolling Stone Magazine: The Uncensored History.