Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Bob Dylan nominated for major book award

"[World News]: New York, Jan 25 : Rock legend Bob Dylan has been nominated along with literary giants Philip Roth and Adrienne Rich for the National Book Critics Circle awards.

Dylan's memoir 'Chronicles, Vol. 1' which has been an instant success is among the finalists for biography/autobiography along with best sellers - Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton and Stephen Greenblatt's biography of Shakespeare, 'Will in the World,' according to hollywoodreporter.com.

Dylan has been toasted for a brilliant effort at analysing his life and times and influences on his stunning music. The book carries the Dylan story from the time he was a young singer-songwriter in Greenwich Village to being acknowledged as the songster of an entire generation. "

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