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374 Mark Spitz, biographer, David Bowie

374 Mark Spitz, biographer, David Bowie

Today's Guest: Marc Spitz, author, Bowie: A Biography.   Order 'Bowie: A Biography' by Marc Spitz, available from by clicking on the book cover above! (2009) Even Marc Spitz admits, in the opening pages of his new book, Bowie: A Biography, that he wasn’t  sure the world needed another treatise on the life, loves and music of David Bowie. After all, as a writer for Spin, the New York Times, Maxim, Nylon, and Blender, as well as a long time fan of the singer, he had certainly read many of the already published works. But, convinced there might be a market for a different approach, he attacked his subject with a dual purpose: first, he attempted to out-research and out-interview his predecessors, and second, he provided a personal string of thoughts and experiences to liven up the traditional chronology of who bonked who, when where and for how long. MARC SPITZ podcast excerpt: "I think my book has a real hero's journey in its narrative. You can really see David Bowie becomin