Title: Bicycle Diaries
Author: BYRNE DAVID
Publication date: 31/08/2021
Imprint: FABER & FABER
Publishing status: Active
Bicycle Diaries by David Byrne – the frontman of the legendaryÂ Talking Heads – is an enchanting travelogueÂ from a cult figure in contemporary music. Featuring aÂ new introduction by the author.
‘Byrne comes across like a post-punk Michael Palin.’ – TheÂ Times
‘An engaging book; part-diary, part-manifesto.’ – Observer
David Byrne, co-founder of the group Talking Heads, has been riding a bicycleÂ as his principal means of transportation since the 1980’s. When he tours,Â Byrne travels with a folding bicycle, bringing it to cities like London, Berlin,Â Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Manila, New York, Detroit and San Francisco. TheÂ view from his bike seat has given Byrne a panoramic window on urban life allÂ over the world.
An enchanting celebration of bike riding and of the rewards of seeing theÂ world at bike level, this book gives the reader an incredible insight into whatÂ Byrne is seeing and thinking as he pedals around these cities.
Dimension: 198mm X 128mm