Takedown of Bono is aggressive but effective

The Frontman: Bono (In the Name of Power) by Harry Browne. Verso, €12.60. Reviewed by Andrew Lynch.

22nd June, 2013
Bono is accused of crass opportunism in Harry Browne's new book. Photo: Getty

The Frontman: Bono (In the Name of Power)


Paul Hewson likes to think of himself as immune to criticism. "There's nothing you can throw at me that I haven't already heard," he sang on one of U2's best known songs. He even suggested that a memoir by his childhood friend Neil McCormick should be called Killing Bono, adding: "I know a lot of people who would wear that T-shirt."

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