Author(s): Rob Jovanovic
Michael Stipe is one of the most instantly recognisable faces in rock. This biography explores his nomadic early years as the child in a military family, his early love of punk and photography, his relationship with his two sisters and the drive behind one of the hardest working men in music.
* Rob Jovanovic has written about music for numerous magazines, including Mojo, Q, Level, Record Collector and Uncut, and many other publications such as The Guinness Rockopedia and The Rare Record Price Guide * He is also the author of many books, including Kate Bush (Piatkus - 0 7499 5049 8), Beck! On A Backwards River (0352304510); Adventures in Hi-Fi - The Complete REM (0752846183); Nirvana: The Recording Sessions (0946719608); Perfect Sound Forever - The Story of Pavement (1932112073); and Big Star - The Story of Rock's Great Forgotten Band(0007149085). He is a full-time music writer based in Nottingham