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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It revealed a lot but left some mystery. Feb 19, Darlene rated it really liked it. His everyday words are poetic. He began his solo work in l and has made over 30 albums in all, including The Christy Moore Collection in l A radio and television boon, Carol is probably best known as the most outspoken member of the hit ITV talk show, Loose Women.

Books by Michka Assayas. Not fire and brimstone and hatred. Joy, on the other hand, is not up for sale.

To read it because you want a history of U2 is also misguided. At the age of ten her mother died, and her alcoholic father could no longer care for her or her siblings.

BONO: In Conversation with Michka Assayas

Love interrupts, if you like, the conse Bono: It will fascinate and challenge fans of U2 and general readers alike. Michka met Bono in London inand was the first journalist to champion U2 outside Ireland and the United Kingdom.


Love has to become an action or something concrete. First, let me say that I’m not a fan of Bono or U2.

They were not in this one. He was educated at grammar school and after gaining a BA in Applied Social Sciences at Hatfield Polytechnic, he became a social worker. You will find moments like that for yourself in this book. Sep 08, Tim Hoiland rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are shared memories of his adventures amongst some of the most highly respected people worldwide in politics and the arts and of the starving and the sick in Africa and other parts of the world.

In he sued the Roman Catholic Church over its systematic cover-ups of child abuse scandals involving its priests, and won. To this day she continues to devote her life to improving the lives of the street children.

Book Review: Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas

I knew a little about the activism he has been engaged in for years and this was a topic which was discussed at length also. Want to Read saving…. 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 openable with the right push.

There must be an incarnation. The times when his family is in the room and the love comes rolling right off the page. 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. Unknowable love, unknowable power, describes itself as the most vulnerable. You can’t help but be in awe of the artist who has experienced so much After seeing the U2 Chicago concert, I was curious to understand Bono.


This is not to say that he doesn’t think there is ‘evil’–he does. YES I have read and consent to Hachette Australia using my personal information or data as set out in its Privacy Policy and I understand I have the right to withdraw my consent at any time. Her first book, Flowers in Hell, about women and crime, was published by Pandora Press in Bono is one of the most influential musicians at work today.

I found it really enlightening in a spiritual sense– something I didn’t expect. Growing up Irish in the 70 Okay, Bono is just incredible as we all know.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. View all 3 comments. It’s very, very assays about life, values and spirituality.