U2 by U2 An oral history/coffee-table tome culled from 150 hours of journalist Neil McCormick's interviews with the band (and their manager). Brush With Death After a long… U2 by U2 An oral history/coffee-table tome culled from 150 hours of journalist Neil McCormick's interviews with the band (and their manager). Brush With Death After a long… 2006-09-26 Biography Music Nonfiction HarperEntertainment
Book Review

U2 by U2 (2006)

EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Sep 26, 2006; Writers: Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge, Neil McCormick, Larry Mullen Jr.; Genres: Biography, Music, Nonfiction; Publisher: HarperEntertainment

An oral history/coffee-table tome culled from 150 hours of journalist Neil McCormick's interviews with the band (and their manager).

Brush With Death
After a long night of boozing in Tokyo in '93, Bono wakes up with a six-foot boa constrictor climbing his leg.

Final Judgment
Despite some fascinating details, the nearly 350 pages of as-told-to text is dense, sometimes sluggish.

Originally posted Sep 22, 2006 Published in issue #899 Sep 29, 2006 Order article reprints