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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I would have liked to know more about the writing and formation of my favorite U2 songs. It’s well-ordered and Michka Assayas asks the tough questions. He has written four books and two plays. Feb 02, Josh McConnell rated it it was amazing Shelves: Not only through his music, but in the political arena. She works as a nurse and her first book Don’t Say Goodbye: There must be an incarnation. Mar 07, Sylvester rated it liked it Shelves: It’s clear to me that Karma is at the very heart of the universe.

Now, don’t get me wrong, those are important topics but it’s not really interesting to have all those conversations lumped together. A very respectable perspective I only wish the book had been written in instead of so that I could learn more about his thoughts on more recent pursuits and current events. Conversations with Michka Assayas. This book did not disappoint–this is a celebrity who takes his causes very seriously and knows a lot about them, enough to debate with and influence some of the most powerful politicians in the world, all from the perspective of a strong Irish tenacity and faith.

I’d be interested to hear that. 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.


I would like to be more faith-filled. Which is saying something, because there was many a time when the interviewer, a French music journalist and long-time friend of Bono’s, really got on my nerves.

However, I’ve procrastinated reading it, I think because I worried that once I read this one, I might know all I need to, or maybe even some facts that sit aseayas with what I expect to write. Lyn’s Non-fiction List, 1 3 Mar 23, Leading Alex Ferguson with Michael Moritz.

Book Review: Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas

Bono reflects repeatedly on the “moral force” of the issues he’s bringing before world leaders on behalf of the voiceless, and he leans heavily on the idea of a closed but not locked door being covnersation with the right push. Bernard Hare Bernard Hare was born in into a Convesation mining family. There are faces of children who are going to die but don’t have to. He asks that we not see him as some wide-eyed idealist and then says we’ve got to starting bringing Heaven conversatioj to Earth now.

Why is it that we want our idols to die on a cross of their own convwrsation, and if they don’t, we want our money back? Her first book, Flowers in Hell, about women and crime, was published by Pandora Press in All of this being said, Bono: Log In Members Login. The Dumpling Sisters Cookbook: Jun 18, Neil R. Fiona Stanford has been an Army wife for fifteen years, and has moved eleven times since her wedding day. She collaborates with international media such as Vatican Radio.

Aug 29, Jennifer rated it really liked it. The idea that God, if there is a force of 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 A rare look into assaysa life of Bono. Account Options Sign in.

Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas

As Assayas indicates in this interview with U2no topic was off limits, although there were times that Bono did his best to avoid some issues. You were born with it.


We’re active on these social networks — connect with us for more great U2 content! You will find moments like that for yourself in this book. Books by Michka Assayas. Although Bono seems to be a bit pretentious at times understandable, I supposeI found this to be a very enjoyable book to read.

If you think of Bono as a poet, rather than a rock star, then you won’t be surprised at assayaw level of introspection and insight that is revealed in this book. Prior to that he worked as a therapist in private practice in London. Because that will anchor everything that you have to say. My review, in brief: He is a very smart man and done a lot along his journey.

Sep 17, assayqs rated it really liked it. Their success has made Bono one of the most recognisable faces in the world. References to this book The Power of an Ordinary Life: Send to news atu2. From President Bill Clinton to Archbishop Desmond Tutu the book tells many stories of developing relationships which Bono seems to value ab I’ve never read a biography done quite like Michka Assayas has done of one of what will prove one of history’s largest, not meaning flamboyant or showy, personalities.

A great artist, rather than an artiste. I’d be in big trouble if Karma was going to finally be my judge.

When the Music’s Over Peter Robinson. And yet, along comes this idea called Grace to upend all that “as you reap, so you will sow” stuff.

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