Join us for an evening with music critic and bestselling author Rob Sheffield. Sheffield will read from his new book, Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World. He will also talk about the connections among music, memories, and the raptures of fandom across a variety of popular music genres. A Q&A and book signing will follow.
This event will be held off-site at CitySpace (100 5th St NE) and will be co-sponsored by the Charlottesville Center for History & Culture and WTJU. It will be free and open to the public.
"No rock critic—living or dead, American or otherwise—has ever written about pop music with the evocative, hyperpoetic perfectitude of Rob Sheffield."
Rob Sheffield is a columnist for Rolling Stone, where he has been writing about music, TV, and pop culture since 1997. He is the author of two national bestsellers, Love Is a Mix Tape: Love and Loss, One Song at a Time and Talking to Girls About Duran Duran: One Young Man’s Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut. He is also the author of two new books from Dey Street Books: On Bowie and Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World. Sheffield is a graduate of UVA’s English graduate program and is a former WTJU DJ. He now lives with his wife in Brooklyn.