A day-by-day history of U2, now in its second edition.

Book Updates via Twitter

By on November 1, 2010 in Miscellaneous with 0 Comments
Book Updates via Twitter

Quick heads up for those of you who are on Twitter: U2 – A Diary is also on Twitter! You can follow progress on the book here: @U2diary. I’ll be sending out tweets when new blog posts are published here and generally using it to help keep you updated on how the work is going, […]

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New Edition of Coming in 2011

By on October 29, 2010 in The Book with 9 Comments

I’m super-thrilled to announce that Omnibus Press will be publishing an updated, second edition of U2 – A Diary next year! This is all very much “hot off the press,” so I don’t have a ton of details yet, but here’s what I do know: We’re aiming to publish in mid-2011. The new edition will […]

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When U2 Met Joe O’Herlihy

By on September 23, 2010 in Book Samples with 4 Comments
When U2 Met Joe O’Herlihy

You may have seen the reports from tonight’s concert in Brussels that the band celebrated their longtime sound engineer, Joe O’Herlihy. Today marks the 32nd anniversary of the day U2 met O’Herlihy, an amazingly long tenure that reflects the deep loyalty that exists in the U2 organization. What’s not as well-known, though, is that O’Herlihy […]

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When Bono and Ali were Engaged

By on August 20, 2010 in Researching, The Things You Learn with 0 Comments
When Bono and Ali were Engaged

I love finding little nuggets of information that can be added to U2 – A Diary … if and when we ever publish an update. Like today, Bono did an interview on 2FM (I wrote about it here on @U2), and near the very end, host Ryan Tubridy asked Bono if he remembered the day […]

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In the News: The Pride/Bono Death Threat Story

By on January 18, 2010 in Unsolved Mysteries with 0 Comments
In the News: The Pride/Bono Death Threat Story

Ages ago, during the writing and researching of U2-A Diary, I put out a call for help on this blog with this post: When Did Adam Stand in Front of Bono during ‘Pride’? Sadly, I never did get enough solid information about that question and had to leave it out of the book. Now, out […]

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