Book Review: ‘Autobiography’ by Morrisey

Autobiography (Image Credit: Morrissey)

Autobiography (Image Credit: Morrissey)

Because I am a long-time, but not obsessive fan of The Smiths and Morrissey in particular, I haven’t looked forward to reading a celebrity memoir quite like this. Autobiography, as it is titled, was published by Penguin Classics in the UK, which has caused such pouting and hmmpf-faces to be made in the literary establishment that I can only assume there’s a room full of perturbed Monopoly men somewhere. But seriously—it’s a joke. I hope that we’re all clear now, that the fact Morrissey’s book is on Penguin Classics, is a joke. But as far as celebrity memoirs go, I think that Moz’s has really broken the mold with this one. Continue reading

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