Sunday June 7, 2020

Moby’s immersive memoir is a treat for music fans

Porcelain; By Moby

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
17th July, 2016
Moby: his memoir is essential reading for anyone interested in music Pic: Getty

Memoir; Porcelain; By Moby; Faber & Faber, €20

In the afterword to this book, the millions-selling pop-electronica star Moby describes how he originally planned to use a hired gun to write his memoir for him, but then was convinced by his literary agent to write the book himself, on the grounds that, as his agent put it, “you’re descended from Herman Melville. You need to at least try to write the book on...

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