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Volume 12, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 2044-1983
  • E-ISSN: 2044-3706

Abstract

Writer, novelist and cultural commentator Michael Bracewell was born in London in 1958 and educated at the University of Nottingham. He has written several novels and many works of non-fiction, including books about artists Gilbert & George and Richard Hamilton, and bands such as Roxy Music. (1997) and (2002) were much more ambitious and wide-ranging volumes that roamed popular music, culture and society, whilst his 2021 title was a more reflective book which intrigued by the way Bracewell wrote around music, without engaging directly with it. It was in response to that I interviewed the author, although since my questions were sent to him he has not only helped bring the new Gilbert & George Centre in East London to completion, but also published a new novel, s.

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