A day-by-day history of U2, now in its second edition.

Archive for November, 2008

Rob Partridge, R.I.P.

By on November 26, 2008 in Miscellaneous with 5 Comments

There’s a wire service story running today about the death of Rob Partridge. It’s short, and I don’t think that URL will work forever, so I’m going to reprint it below in its entirety: Man who signed U2 dies from cancer The music PR who got U2 their first record deal has died after a […]

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Get 15% off at Barnes & Noble (online)

By on November 25, 2008 in Promotion with 1 Comment

If you haven’t purchased U2 – A Diary, and are planning to do so at Barnes & Noble’s web site, they’re running a special for the next week: 15% off any single item. Here’s the coupon link. You need to use coupon code M8H7N3F to get the discount. Just letting you know….

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Book Giveaway: Next Week

By on November 24, 2008 in Promotion with 0 Comments

I was all set to do another book giveaway contest this week here on the blog, but since it’s Thanksgiving week here in the U.S., and people are busy/distracted/traveling/etc. … doing a contest now doesn’t seem like the best idea. So, heads up that I’ll do a contest next week here on the blog. This […]

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Friend’s Review: ‘…incredible historical document…’

By on November 24, 2008 in Reviews & Feedback with 1 Comment

Good reviews are always fun to read, and it’s especially nice when people you know and like — and whose opinions you respect — have good things to say about U2 – A Diary. My friend Todd Mintz, himself a big music fan, bought a copy of the book and wrote a review today that […]

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Goldmine: ‘A Book to Get Lost In’

By on November 20, 2008 in Miscellaneous with 3 Comments

I’m not even sure this is their formal book review, but Goldmine magazine said some awfully nice things this week about U2 – A Diary: Painstakingly researched and lovingly compiled, as only a passionate fan like author Matt McGee could, “U2 A Diary” is a thorough, comprehensive look at the history of one of the […]

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