Director/musician/artist/weather man David Lynch is working on a memoir. The Twin Peaks auteur's book, called Life and Work, is slated to cover work, creative struggles and friendships. Lynch worked on the recollections with help from journalist Kristine McKenna, who interviewed 90 of Lynch’s friends, family members and former colleagues.
“I want to get all the right information in one place, so if someone wants to know something, they can find it here,” Lynch said via press release. “And I wouldn’t do it with anyone other than Kristine; she and I go way back, and she gets it right.”
A 2017 release date is expected. Here’s hoping the whole thing is suitably dark and twisty, and comes with a fine cup of coffee. Discuss
Jennifer Knapp has always been full of surprises. In 1998, she showed up on the Christian music scene and quickly gained a following, releasing three albums in four years and earning several Dove Awards and a Grammy nomination. Then, at the height of her career, she abruptly abandoned music, going on a hiatus that ended up lasting seven years. Read More
Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani activist who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman after voicing the need for education rights for girls in the country, has just signed a $3 million book deal. Her memoir, I Am Malala, is due out this fall. In a press release about the book, Malala, who is the youngest person ever to be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, said, “I want to tell my story, but it will also be the story of 61 million children who can't get education. I want it to be part of the campaign to give every boy and girl the right to go to school. It is their basic right" .. Discuss
Roots drummer and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon bandleader Questlove shares his thoughts on music, his upbringing and pop-culture in his forthcoming bookMo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove. The book, which as part-memoir, part-musings on culture, is set to release in June. It’s not the drummer’s first foray into the more philosophical side of music. He’s recently been teaching a course at NYU titled, "Topics in Recorded Music: Classic Albums”. Last March, RELEVANT sat down with The Roots to discuss the group’s origins, the state of hip-hop and how music can change culture … Discuss