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Bono has ratings and reviews. Elizabeth said: Okay, Bono is just incredible as we all know. I am interested in him as a person because I admire. Review of “Bono: In Conversation with Michka. Assayas”. David M. Johnstone. George Fox University, [email protected] Follow this and additional. Here, in a series of conversations with his friend, the music journalist, Michka Assayas, Bono reflects on his transformation from extrovert singer.

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Yet, it is my experience that they male people the most spoiled. But in the end, those questions are precisely what got Bono talking, which is why the format of this book works so much better than your typical celebrity memoir.

But, the conversational style also allows the questioner to follow-up to discern out the BS if its there. Why is it that we want our idols to die on a cross of their own making, and if they don’t, we want our money back? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Behind the sunglasses are a busy mind, a heart of light and shadow, and a questing soul that is more comfortable throwing its arms around the world than wandering around its own back yard.

The combination is what makes the Cross. She is now a freelance executive producer and writer as well as a director of the Hackney Empire, which is near her home in East London.

Refresh and try again. They are the things you were given. Hardcoverpages. As was said in their conclusion, it was like a portrait. He has collaborated with the same He has said that talking with Michka Assayas for this book was like therapy for him.

Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas

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I’m holding out that Jesus took my sins onto the Cross, because I know who I am, and I hope I don’t have to depend on my own religiosity. Wonderful insights into one of my favorite musicians of all-time.

The press loves it when he speaks because he gives fantastic soundbytes left, right and center.

Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas by Michka Assayas

Converswtion is written as conversations between Bono and a musical journalist named Michka Assayas. But you know, Elvis ate America before America ate him. I’m absolutely sure of it. Congersation trip into Bono’s head is a must-have for serious fans of the music or the man, a series of genuine conversations that are revealing, engaging, funny, intelligent, heartbreaking and in instances more raw and candid than I’ve ever read or seen Bono allow himself to be.

BONO: In Conversation with Michka Assayas

Brian Beacom Brian Beacom is an award-winning entertainment writer at the Herald and Times group of newspapers based in Glasgow. Their success has made Bono one of the most recognisable faces in the world.

One night she converation a dream about the street children of Vietnam and decided to make it reality. The Cyber Effect Mary Aiken. He was thoughtful and sincere in his answers to some pretty tough questions. Throughout the s she worked in London as a freelance arts journalist, and for two years was books and arts editor for the Tribune newspaper. He is married with three children. He asks that we not see him as some wide-eyed idealist and then says we’ve got to starting bringing Heaven down to Earth now.


I wasn’t sure what to expect from reading this book. Carole Seymour-Jones was born in Wales. I have much respect for Bono bojo reading it, on though I would say that I am on a different location in the spectrum of politics than he is.

Sep 22, Patricia rated it it was amazing. So I can live without happiness.

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He is a busy guy, touring with U2, writing songs, caring for his family and basically trying to save the world. Having just read up on Bono’s theology, his philosophy of art, his political philosophy, his memories of thirty years with the band, I was set up for a particularly immersive concert experience. The Power of an Ordinary Life: It’s aimed at the fans, going to depth on Bono’s thoughts on everything from politics and philosophy to the ups and downs of life in the band.

To me it makes sense. Because that will anchor everything that you have to say.

Cartmell rated it liked it. Here, in a series of conversations with his friend, the music journalist, Michka Assayas, Bono reflects on his transformation from extrovert singer of a small, Irish, post-punk band into an international rock star.