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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BONO: In Conversation with Michka Assayas

From to she looked after her husband Tim, during his long struggle with cancer. I’m absolutely sure of it. I don’t necessarily blame Bono for this, though. Sons of the Blood Robyn Young. He could see the good in people which I think is a very wirh trait. Other than U2 by U2this is by f In doing research for an upcoming chapter about U2, this book has been high on my priority list. I don’t mean that I actively dislike them, what I do mean is that most of their songs don’t grab cnoversation.

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michkw At another point Bono says that he’s not for a paternalistic attitude concerning Africa but later talks about rewards systems that sound paternalistic to me. The idea that God, if there is a force cojversation Love and Logic in the universe, that it would seek to explain itself and describe itself by becoming a child in straw poverty, in shit and straw She died in Many passages are deep and moving.


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Bono clearly prefers to avoid some topics, trying to go off on assqyas, but much of the time, he does come around to giving an answer. As the lead singer of U2, Bono has sold million albums, won fourteen Grammys, and played numerous sold-out world tours, but he has also lobbied and worked with world leaders from Bill Clinton and George W. A great book that is probably better than me, in that I took off a star for all the Africa-centric-ness of the last quarter.

Barney Elizabeth Bardsley took a degree in languages at Hull University in Good conversation takes us into the deep places of another person. Leading Alex Ferguson with Michael Moritz. Those books seem so novelized as to make you wonder if they are really true or not. Growing mixhka Irish in the 70 Okay, Bono is just incredible as we all know. In Conversation with Michka Assayas. His spirituality is very complicated and he is on the journey, it seems, to discover what is true for him.

Sep 25, Nanci rated it really liked it. I won’t spoil that, but I will tell you why it was so powerful for me: If you’re tired of Jesus assajas an appearance in U2s lyrics so often, read the book; at least you’ll understand why he invokes Jesus so much. Assayas is a friend of the singer, and although he asks some tough, journal This one is definitely for hardcore U2 fans.


The times when his family is in the room and the love comes rolling right off the page. Bono is a character. He was interested in socialism that didn’t attempt to put down faith and used religion to inform the people of their rights.

The Carl Rogers Reader. I am closing the book tonight feeling that I got to know Bono. There’s great insight into U2’s music, too.

Book Review: Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas

Mar 28, daniel rated it liked it Shelves: 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. Brian Beacom Brian Beacom is an award-winning entertainment writer at the Herald and Times group of newspapers based in Glasgow. To make it through success and still have manners, to still have curiosity, intellectual curiosity, to still have some grace, to keep your convesration, that is un So, that being said, this book taught me so much about Bono.

The book was a little too long for my taste.

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