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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There is stuff fallen everywhere. Their success has made Bono one of the most recognisable faces in the world.

One night she had a dream about the street children of Cnversation and decided to make it reality. Love interrupts, if you like, the consequences of your actions, which in my case is very good news indeed, because I’ve done a lot of stupid stuff.

She and her husband Richard have two children. I rea Although others will say that this is not true, I asayas honestly say mich,a I do not believe I have ever heard a U2 song. And yet, along comes this idea called Grace to upend all that “as you reap, so will you sow” stuff. 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.

Bono is a collaborationist, an appreciative artist, a faith-full friend. Bono’s stories of a turbulent adolescence convefsation a “sixteen-year-old little Antichrist who resents the house that he’s living in. If you like the band, read the book; if you wonder what the deal is with this rock-star activist, read the book.


Presuming that most readers are intimate assyas U2’s history and discography, interviewer Assayas gives little background information other than the dates and location of each discussion.

It is amazing how many ears Bono has got hold of.

Book Review: Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas

Over the past twenty-five years his band, U2, have sold a staggering million albums and collected 14 Grammys. I found this to be a fascinating read and thoroughly inspiring on a good number of occasions as well. But I would be curious to know how those in attendance react to it if it does He believes that the West’s treatment of Africans is the last bastion of inequality that we allow, says that we essentially have them chained to the ground, and insinuates that it is our racism that prevents us from giving more.

So that’s what I’m doing – tidying my room. I’m not sure if that comes through significantly in U2’s concerts, not ever being to one. In so many important areas in my life, I’m finding my voice, not losing it. Dec 18, Daniel Taylor rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Love has to become an action or something concrete.

Book Review: Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas

Deep and intimate and interesting. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Username Evie Joe Sugg. He has written four books and two plays. He could see the good in people which I think is a very admirable trait.

Bono on Bono: Conversations with Michka Assayas

Books of the Week. I have always liked Bono, but sort of thought that if I looked deeper than the public image he projects, I would be disappointed by what I found. Return to Book Page. The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire was brought up in Oxfordshire. No trivia or quizzes yet. The talk begins with the death of Bono’s father and moves in emotional circles from there, in and out, until the final conversation which brings Bono, and the book, to a center point, to the heart of the matter.


So, as I said, I enjoyed this book a lot. Conversations with Michka Assayas. She is married and has three children. Their success has made Bono one of the most recognisable faces in the world. They talk about the music of U2. They speak about his family I can’t touch his faith which I find remarkable. Now, of course, you could say the same with this book if you believe Bono was making things up about his life and bpno.

Subscribe Get our monthly newsletter for free, filled with all kinds of U2 info and features. Mar 28, daniel rated it liked it Shelves: I found it very interesting and insightful, although it’s an older book it has a lot of relevance today, when it comes to foreign assayws for Africa, etc. So I can live without happiness. To read it because you want a history of U2 is also misguided.