Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Five top books by musicians

Claire Zulkey is a writer who lives in Chicago.  Her books include the novel, An Off Year. She also edits the aptly named website,

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Zulkey tagged five top books "written by folks more famous for rocking out," including:
The English Roses, by Madonna

Those among us who are of a certain age remember the uproar that surrounded Madonna’s Sex, a pornographic coffee-table book that helped Madonna do what she does best: get attention. In 2003, the singer switched direction and began releasing a series of children’s books, which were loosely kabbalah-themed (she first started writing them while in her “Look at me I’m British and keep chickens and wear prim floral dresses!” phase). Did you know that she—with the help of some coauthors—has since released over 15 kids’ books? I didn’t.
Read about another book on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue