About the author

ROB SHEFFIELD is a columnist for Rolling Stone, where he has been writing about music, TV, and pop culture since 1997. He is the author of two national bestsellers Love Is a Mix Tape: Love and Loss, One Song at a Time and Talking to Girls About Duran Duran: One Young Man’s Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut. He is also the author of two new books from Dey Street Books: On Bowie and Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World. He lives with his wife in Brooklyn.



"No rock critic -- living or dead, American or otherwise -- has ever written about pop music with the evocative, hyperpoetic perfectitude of Rob Sheffield.”

-Chuck Klosterman