Editore: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pagine: 400 p.
Testo in English
Bruce Springsteen Like a Killer in the Sun, originally published in Italian, is the definitive book on the work of Bruce Springsteen, showing his unique narrative talent and offering an accurate critical examination of his poetics. It presents 117 among his best lyrics, expounded and annotated with the philological care used for the classics of literature. In his introduction, Leonardo Colombati draws the attention to the fact that Springsteen is an author grafted on the line that goes from Whitman to Steinbeck, from Flannery O Connor to Raymond Carver. The book also contains Springsteen s biography and discography, plus an exclusive interview with Bruce Springsteen. With forewords by Academy Award winner Ennio Morricone and music critic Dave Marsh, a committee member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Springsteen s biographer. Like a Killer in the Sun is a book for anyone who wants to listen to a powerful and inspired voice coming from the heart of America.
He has published the novels Perceber (Sironi 2005; shortlisted for the Viareggio Prize), Rio (Rizzoli 2007; winner of the Santa Marinella Prize), Il Re (Mondadori 2009), 1960 (Mondadori 2014; winner of the Sila Prize, shortlisted for the Manzoni Prize) and Estate (Mondadori, 2018). He has edited Bruce Springsteen: Come un killer sotto il sole. Il grande romanzo americano (Sironi 2007) and La canzone italiana 1861-2011. Storia e testi (Mondadori – Ricordi 2011). He published a short story collected in the anthologie Smash (Le uova del drago, 2016). He has written for the Corriere della Sera, il Giornale and Vanity Fair and currently writes for IL, the monthly supplement of Il Sole 24 Ore. He is a member of the Italian Pen Club and, from February 2018, he’s now in charge of the journal Nuovi Argomenti.