Saturday, November 27, 2010

Life by Keith Richards Review & Giveaway

It's hard to imagine a celebrity memoir--or any memoir for that matter--that is as easy to drink in (so to speak) as Keith Richards's Life. Die-hard Stones fans will love tales of the band's ascension from the "interval" band at the Marquee to the headliners at Super Bowl XL; guitar gearheads will scramble to sample the one lick that has eluded Richards for 49 years; and historians and romantics alike will swoon over the raspy, rambling, raucous detail of this portrait of the artist in situ. Yes, some tales are told, but Life is refreshingly not gossipy, mean-spirited, or sordid--or at least not more than the truth demands. Richards is as comfortable in his bones as a worn pair of boots, and Life captures the rhythm of his voice so effortlessly that reading his tale is like sharing a pint with an old friend--one who happens to be one of the most iconic guitarists of all time.

Stones fan? You'll definitely want to pick up this memoir by Keith Richards then! Not only does Keith write like he's right in the room, but you'll be fascinated, shocked, and speechless as you read about his life.  I found the pictures in the book captivating - pictures tell a thousand words.  Tragic to read about someone with an addiction but uplifting to see them beat it.  Keith talks about his childhood, his mom, Mick Jagger, and most of all his music.  Definitely well worth the read!


I have one copy to giveaway!! Perfect for gift giving this holiday season!


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  1. Hi! I think this book will be very interesting to read. Thank you for this giveaway! :)

  2. Don't do the facebook thing, sorry.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  3. I found this great giveaway via This for That - thanks for the chance! I already "Like" you on FB. :)

  4. I don't have Facebook. I am a GFC followerBut I would love to read about Keith. I love how it said that it would be like sitting down and sharing a pint with an old friend.
    Carol L.

  5. this would be such an interesting read, thank you for hosting