November 16, 2019 4:00 pm
November 16, 2019 6:00 pm
Holly George-Warren - Book Reading, Signing and Music 🎶 in the Great Room co-hosted by the Golden Notebook! Robert Burke Warren and Calder Mansfield bring the music of Janis Joplin to life!!! "In this excellent biography, George-Warren (A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton) paints a complex portrait of singer Janis Joplin...beautifully tells a moving story of a woman whose life and music inspired a generation." Publishers Weekly Written by one of the most highly regarded chroniclers of American music history, and based on unprecedented access to Janis Joplin’s family, friends, band mates, archives, and long-lost interviews, this is a complex, rewarding portrait of a remarkable artist finally getting her due. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Holly George-Warren is a two-time Grammy nominee and the award-winning author of sixteen books, including the New York Times bestseller The Road to Woodstock (with Michael Lang) and the biographies A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton and Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry. She has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and Entertainment Weekly. George-Warren serves on the nominating committee of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and teaches at the State University of New York at New Paltz. She lives in upstate New York with her husband and son.