ISBN 978-1-78097-545-0). This lavishly illustrated and definitive biography,
revised and updated to explore new areas
of Jackson’s music, legacy, and personality,
is filled with performance, backstage, and
family photos, including 10 new pictures.
Gil Scott-Heron: Pieces of a Man by
Marcus Baram (Nov. 11, hardcover, $26.99,
ISBN 978-1-250-01278-4). The first full
biography of the late musical legend, often
considered the godfather of hip-hop.
The Jesus and Mary Chain: Barbed
Wire Kisses by Zoe Howe (Nov. 11, hardcover, $25.99, ISBN 978-1-250-03024-5).
Told by the band members and their associates for the first time, this fierce, frank and
funny biography follows the influential
Scottish ’80s quartet that mixed the Beach
Boys’ pop with Velvet Underground’s cool.
The Youngs: The Brothers Who
Built AC/DC by Jesse Fink (Aug. 5, hardcover, $25.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05383-1).
An inside look at the brothers George, Malcolm and Angus Young, who built AC/DC,
one of the biggest rock bands in the world.
ST. MARTIN’S/ DUNNE
U2: The Definitive Biography by
John Jobling (Oct. 7, hardcover, $26.99,
ISBN 978-1-250-02789-4). This biography
draws on insider interviews to investigate
the band’s personal relationships and contro-
versial business practices,;delivering a vivid
portrait that traces the band from its con-
ception to becoming post-punk champions,
then political crusaders.
ST. MARTIN’S GRIFFIN
The Art of Noise: Conversations with
Great Songwriters by Daniel Rachel (Oct.
7, paper, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05129-
5) collects new, exclusive, in-depth, reveal-
ing conversations about song writing with
some of the world’s most noted hit makers.
Walk to Beautiful: The Power of Love
and a Homeless Kid Who Found the
Way by Jimmy Wayne and Ken Abraham
(Oct. 7, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-
0-8499-2210-7) tells the life of country
music star Jimmy Wayne, from homeless
kid to national success, and the unlikely
elderly couple who made it all possible.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Kill Me Loudly: A Memoir of Gender
Dysphoria, Music, and Addiction by
Laura Jane Grace (Jan. 13, paper, $16, ISBN
978-0-8041-4046-1). The poignant, grip-
pingly honest memoir of Grace’s life as the
lead singer of Against Me!, her decades-long
struggle to find an authentic identity, and
her brave decision to transform her gender
by undergoing sex reassignment therapy.
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA
Grand Opera: The Story of the Met
by Charles Affron and Mirella Jona Affron
(Sept. 18, hardcover, $45, ISBN 978-0-
520-25033-8). Drawing on unpublished
archived documents, the history of the
famed New York institution in 30 years
surveys composers and slices of the reper-
toire, bringing to life dominant personali-
ties and memorable performances.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA
Brian Jones: The Making of the Roll-
ing Stones by Paul Trynka (Oct. 9, hard-
cover, $28.95, ISBN 978-0-670-01474-3).
A forensic, thrilling biography of Jones’s
life, details his pioneering achievements and
messy unraveling, setting straight the tall
tales that have long marred Jones’s legacy.
Herbie Hancock: Possibilities by
Herbie Hancock and Lisa Dickey (Oct.
28, hardcover, $29.95, ISBN 978-0-670-
01471-2). The legendary jazz musician and
composer reflects on a life and a thriving
career that has spanned seven decades.
Gimme Indie Rock: 500 Essen-
tial American Underground Rock
Albums, 1981–1996 by Andrew Earles
(Sept. 15, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-
7603-4648-8) describes the essential
albums of the 1980s and ’90s American
indie rock movement that comprised both
popular and little-known bands.
The History of Rock ’n’ Roll in 10
Songs by Greil Marcus (Sept. 2, hardcover, $28, ISBN 978-0-300-18737-3).
An altogether original history of rock ’n’
roll, omitting almost every well-known
performer and ignoring the storied
events and turning points that everyone
knows, instead dramatizing how 10 songs
embody rock ’n’ roll as a thing in itself.
20,000-copy announced first printing.