Grace under the microscope as a diva looks back on her life

Memoir/music; I’ll Never Write My Memoirs; By Grace Jones and Paul Morley; Simon & Schuster, €20

18th October, 2015
Grace Jones: a carte-blanche approach to memory Getty

Those who witnessed Grace Jones at this year’s Electric Picnic – sixtysomething, tatas on display, hula hooping like a pro – would well believe there was a good book in her. Since the 1980s, when she entered the public consciousness as a futuristic, androgynous something (“I was outside race and gender. I considered myself an energy that had not yet been classified,” she writes here), the persona she has created is so iconic that there...

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