Far away from Myself
Heylin is the most dedicated and forensic Dylanologists, and this book shows it * Daily Telegraph * I cant imagine anyone else poking, prodding and taking apart Dylan with as much forensic detail as Heylin has done here * The Times * Remarkable This is not just another Bob Dylan book its so all-encompassing that it is probably the last word * i * For Dylan completists this monumental fact-check will be essential * New Statesman * The definitive, scrupulously researched biography of a life steeped in mystery * Oberver on The Double Life of Bob Dylan Volume 1 * Gripping... hugely impressive * The Times, Book of the Week, on The Double Life of Bob Dylan Volume 1 * Clinton Heylin is the minence grise of Dylan scholars * Andrew Motion, Spectator, on The Double Life of Bob Dylan Volume 1 * Painstakingly detailed... informative and well organised * Financial Times on The Double Life of Bob Dylan Volume 1 *
Described by the New York Times as 'the only Dylanologist worth reading', Clinton Heylin is the author of the acclaimed Bob Dylan: Behind the Shades (1991; revised 2001) and over two dozen other books on music and popular culture, including biographies of Sandy Denny, Van Morrison and Orson Welles, and the two classic studies of punk's origins, From the Velvets to the Voidoids and Anarchy in the Year Zero. The first volume of this definitive biography, The Double Life of Bob Dylan, was published in 2021. An ex-pupil of Manchester Grammar School, and with two degrees in History, he has been a full-time historian and critic for three decades. He lives in Somerset.