Celine Dion's Let's Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste

November 23, 2007|
Celine Dion's Let's Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste by Carl Wilson
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Non-fans regard C¿line Dion as ersatz and plastic, yet to those who love her, no one could be more real, with her impoverished childhood, her (creepy) manager-husband's struggle with cancer, her knack for howling out raw emotion. There's nothing cool about C¿line Dion, and nothing clever. That's part of her appeal as an object of love or hatred - with most critics and committed music fans taking pleasure (or at least geeky solace) in their lofty contempt. This book documents Carl Wilson's brave and unprecedented year-long quest to find his inner C¿line Dion fan, and explores how we define ourselves in the light of what we call good and bad, what we love and what we hate.
Carl Wilson is a writer and editor at The Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper, and his work also has appeared in Pitchfork, Slate, The New York Times, Blender and many other publications. His pieces were selected for two of Da Capo Books' annual Best Music Writing collections, in 2002 and 2007, by guest editors Jonathan Lethem ...
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Title:Celine Dion's Let's Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of TasteFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:176 pages, 6.5 X 4.75 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:176 pages, 6.5 X 4.75 X 0.5 inPublished:November 23, 2007Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:082642788X

ISBN - 13:9780826427885

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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