This event is FREE and open to the public.
"From the beginning, The Smiths sensed greatness, and to realise that greatness meant a refusal to accept confinement to the margins." --Tony Fletcher
Tony Fletcher, a veteran of the British music journalism, is the bestselling author of six non-fiction books and one novel. His biography of drummer Keith Moon has been named in many a Best Music Book list; his biography of R.E.M., Remarks Remade, has been published in over half a dozen countries; and history of the NYC music scene, All Hopped Up and Ready To Go: Music from the Streets of New York, 1927-77, was widely and positively received upon publication in 2009. Tony is a regular contributor to many publications and shows, including Newsday, Spin, Behind the Music, Weekend Edition, and many more. Born and raised in England, Fletcher lives with his family in New York’s Catskill Mountains.
At this event Tony will read from his new book, A light that never goes out: The Enduring Saga of The Smiths, followed by a discussion, and book signing. With Smiths music by Robert Burke Warren, and Grasshopper from Mercury Rev.
The Guardian-UK Book Review
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