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Best. Review. Yet.

By on April 24, 2009 in Reviews & Feedback with 0 Comments

I don’t know how I missed this when it was first published, but back in early December Goldmine magazine posted their full review of U2-A Diary, and it’s probably the best review of all. Check this out: The timeline McGee sets up and the way he strings together quotes from U2 insiders makes for an […]

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Record Collector: 3-star review

By on February 13, 2009 in Reviews & Feedback with 0 Comments

Thanks to Eric for pointing me toward this Record Collector review of U2 – A Diary. I have no idea how old the review is, and there’s no date on the web page. It’s a 3-star review, but I don’t know if that’s 3-out-of-4 or 3-out-of-5. Hmmmm. The text seems favorable: Whether this is of […]

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Finally, a Negative Review

By on December 13, 2008 in Reviews & Feedback with 8 Comments

I knew it would happen eventually. After all the positive reviews, one critic came out swinging the other way. A guy named Robert Holman pretty much ripped the book apart in the Toledo Free Press newspaper. The whole review is too long to quote here, and I don’t understand some of the criticisms. Give it […]

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Q Magazine Review: 3 Stars

By on December 1, 2008 in Reviews & Feedback with 1 Comment

Thanks to Conor M. for sending me a scan of the January 2009 issue of Q magazine, which includes a brief review of U2 – A Diary. I can’t find the review on Q’s web site, so here’s the full text: U2: A Diary Matt McGee, Omnibus Press, £19.95 3 stars Want to know exactly […]

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Friend’s Review: ‘…incredible historical document…’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