Books by Clinton Heylin

E STREET SHUFFLE by Clinton Heylin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 13, 2013

"Heylin's attempt to deromanticize an icon is admirable, but the finished product comes across as sullen and lackluster."
A new biography of The Boss and his incendiary band. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 2009

"Will not endear Heylin to academics, but does disperse some smoke while fanning the flames of this fiery debate."
The author of Bob Dylan: Behind the Shades (1991) and Bootleg: The Secret History of the Other Recording Industry (1995) concludes that an even more famous bard was both victim and beneficiary of "booklegging" when Shake-speares Sonnets appeared in 1609. Read full book review >
BOOTLEG by Clinton Heylin
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
Released: June 1, 1995

"As a business writer Heylin makes a good Bob Dylan fan."
 A ramshackle history that defends the dissemination of unauthorized rock records. Read full book review >
BOB DYLAN: BEHIND THE SHADES by Clinton Heylin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 24, 1991

"Exhaustively researched and eminently readable: an indispensable book for those interested in Dylan, popular music, or the fate of American icons."
From longtime Dylan scholar Heylin, a meticulously detailed and engrossing account of the musician's work and life from 1961 to the present. Read full book review >