Monday, August 24, 2009

New this week - Bob Dylan: The Illustrated Biography

New this Thursday, another book for the groaning Zim shelves - Bob Dylan: The Illustrated Biography.

Regular readers will know that I’m an addicted buyer of Dylan books - and I’ll be buying this one and scrutinising with interest. But I have to wonder whether the world needs yet another Dylan biography. The main appeal of this bio is its “dazzling array of never-been-seen images”.

Best price I’ve seen (£11.89, saving £5+ on cover price, is at

Author Chris Rushby is “marketing director for a major UK book wholesaler”, so you can expect the book to get an extraordinary PR/promo push.

Gerry Smith