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Holly George-Warren


Holly George-Warren is a two-time Grammy nominee and the award-winning author of 16 books on country and popular music, including the New York Times Best Seller, "The Road to Woodstock," with Michael Lang. Her most recent book, "Janis: Her Life and Music," is the first Joplin biography of its kind -- based on unprecedented access to her family, friends, forgotten archives and long lost interviews. It is a breathtaking and invigorating depiction of a woman who came to symbolize an entire era. Other books by George-Warren include "Public Cowboy No. 1, The Life and Times of Gene Autry." She has written for a variety of publications including the New York Times, the Village Voice and Entertainment Weekly. She teaches at the State University of New York in New Platz, NY.

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Janis Her Life and Music
History / Biography
Simon & Schuster
October 2019
ISBN 9781476793108
384 pages
$28.99, NYP
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This blazingly intimate biography of Janis Joplin establishes the Queen of Rock & Roll as the rule-breaking musical trailblazer and complicated, gender-bending rebel she was. More/less

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