The Little Book of Bob Dylan
“All I can do is be me, whoever that is.”
The many sides of Bob Dylan are revealed in this collection of the artist’s words and lyrics.
Having celebrated his 80th birthday in May 2021, with plaudits given around the globe, this influential if enigmatic troubadour-poet has been a’changing with the times since the 1960s when he was the ‘voice of a generation’. Nobel and Pulitzer prize-winner, musician, artist, author and actor, the living legend’s words in lyrics and in real life have inspired, enthralled, provoked and puzzled generations of fans, literary buffs, musicians and songwriters – and have been mulled over by academics and artists alike. This collection of quotes – humorous, grave, desperate, passionate, fearless, surreal – includes a rich tapestry of confessions, admonitions, laments, prophecies and existential meanderings. Interspersed with fascinating facts, The Little Book of Bob Dylan sheds light on the deep inner workings of this taciturn man and his music.