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.
"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.