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    • Publication date:05 Oct 2017
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Lou Reed

A Life

By Anthony DeCurtis

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  • ISBN: 9781473631458
  • Publication date: 05 Oct 2017
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I'm not the first musician to pledge allegiance to Lou and the Velvets, and I won't be the last. Read this book, and explore the f*cking genius that was Lou Reed — Peter Buck, co-founder and lead guitarist of R.E.M.
Anthony DeCurtis captures the soul and the essence of Lou Reed in his terrific new biography of the brilliant, culture-shaping musician. DeCurtis' great gift of storytelling gives fascinating insight and perspective to Reed's complex personality and cutting-edge musical talent. This is a must read — Clive Davis
How did a middle-class suburban boy grow up to be king of Manhattan's wild side? Thanks to this groundbreaking biography, now we know . . . A must-read for fans of rock and roll, New York City, or sex — Ada Calhoun, author of St. Marks is Dead
Lou Reed was one of music's most brilliant and complicated figures-an explorer, a provocateur, and always a true artist. With grace and grit, Anthony DeCurtis has delivered a revelatory and insightful chronicle of this most challenging rock & roll icon, and Lou Reed gets the biographer he deserves — Alan Light, author of The Holy or the Broken