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Once There Was a Way: What if The Beatles Stayed Together? by Bryce Zabel

Once There Was a Way: What if The Beatles Stayed Together? by Bryce Zabel

Buy Once There Was A Way at Amazon. Read author Zabel’s biography on Goodreads, and you’ll find an impressive resume steeped in sci-fi and speculative fiction, and it’s not limited to book format. Once There Was A Way is an alternative history, and while it is a work of fiction I hesitate to call it a novel. It’s not a narrative in the traditional sense, like previous Beatle-related fiction reviewed here. Ian R. MacLeod’s Snodgrass stands out in my mind because…

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The John Lennon Letters by Hunter Davies, ed.

The John Lennon Letters by Hunter Davies, ed.

I was fortunate enough to be in New York City when the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame annex was still open and promoting their exhibit on John Lennon’s years in the city. Like the mother museum in Cleveland, the annex also forbade photography so I’m unable to share images other than what I can describe. One display that particularly struck me was a collection of John and Yoko’s writings. As my companion and I studied the entire case I…

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Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney by Howard Sounes

Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney by Howard Sounes

As I look back on all the Beatle-related books I have read over the years, I’m a bit shocked to find I tend to gravitate either toward books on theory and band history, or books solely about John. I know this can’t be attributed to a lack of material on the other three Beatles – surely there are as many biographies on Paul available now, and recently I learned of a new George bio due later this year. I suppose…

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