Books by Marc Spitz

MARC SPITZ is a senior writer at Spin magazine. His work has also appeared in Maxim, Nylon, the Washington Post, and the New York Post, as well as on MTV, M2, and VH-1. Spitz is the co-author (with Brendan Mullen) of WE GOT THE NEUTRON BOMB: The Untold St


TWEE by Marc Spitz
NON-FICTION
Released: June 3, 2014

"For those who get twee, the book is a soothing, self-justifying enabler; for those who don't, it's an amiable guide for the perplexed."
Salinger to Seuss and beyond: a flattering assessment of Pop Culture's Division of Arrested Development, with some intriguing stops along the way. Read full book review >
POSEUR by Marc Spitz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Many of those who look for their real names here will feel they could have written a better book."
There is lots of name-dropping and post-punk heroin hipster cliché in this memoir by a rock journalist who seems to be a legend in his own mind. Read full book review >
BOWIE by Marc Spitz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"Only time will tell if this is the definitive Bowie bio, but for now it should satisfy hardcore Ziggy freaks and most casual fans."
A breezy, well-lit portrait of the ever-enigmatic rocker. Read full book review >
TOO MUCH, TOO LATE by Marc Spitz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2006

"Slight and sugary—but not in the way that makes for a great pop song."
A garage-rock band made up of middle-aged guys suddenly hits the big time in this lightweight comedy. Read full book review >
HOW SOON IS NEVER? by Marc Spitz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Of little ambition, and out-of-tune."
Debut from Spin senior writer Spitz, a story of (surprise) 1980s rock 'n' roll. Read full book review >