Books by Howard Sounes

Released: Nov. 15, 2013

"A compelling examination of the effects of sudden fame on mentally fragile artists."
In his latest pop-cultural study, Sounes (Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney, 2011, etc.) offers a stern corrective to the adage that it's better to burn out than to fade away. Read full book review >
FAB by Howard Sounes
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Despite covering well-trodden ground, the graceful prose and superb storytelling create a riveting narrative."
Solid addition to the ever-expanding library of books about the Beatle named Paul. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 1999

"Despite its often fannish tone, a biography that listens to Bukowski's all-night barroom anecdotes and then checks the facts the morning after. (b&w photos and illustrations, not seen)"
A soberly investigated picaresque life of the barfly author of Notes of a Dirty Old Man. Read full book review >