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Bob Spitz

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Name  Bob Spitz

Role  Journalist
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Nominations  Goodreads Choice Awards Best History & Biography
Books  The Beatles: The Biogr, Dearie: The Remarka, Barefoot in Babylon, Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!, Dylan

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Bob Spitz is an American journalist and author best known for his celebrity biographies, including the New York Times best seller The Beatles: The Biography, and books about Julia Child, Bob Dylan, and the Woodstock festival.


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Articles by Spitz appear regularly in The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Conde Nast Traveler, Men's Journal, In Style, Esquire and The Washington Post.

In his early career he worked for Mike Appel and Jim Cretecos when they worked at Wes Farrell's Pocket Full of Tunes, a music publishing and production company. When Appel signed Bruce Springsteen, Spitz followed Appel.

He currently lives in Connecticut.

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Nonfiction books

  • “Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child” (end notes available on author's site) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012-08-07, ISBN 9780307272225)
  • “The Saucier's Apprentice: One Long Strange Trip through the Great Cooking Schools of Europe” (W. W. Norton and Company, 2008)
  • “The Beatles: The Biography” (Little, Brown and Company, 2005)
  • “Barefoot in Babylon: The Creation of the Woodstock Music Festival, 1969” (W. W. Norton and Company, 1989)
  • “Dylan: A Biography” (McGraw-Hill, 1988)
  • “The Making of Superstars: Artists and Executives of the Rock Music Business” (Anchor Press, 1978)
  • Juvenile nonfiction books

  • “Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!: The Beatles, Beatlemania, and the Music that Changed the World” (Little, Brown and Company, 2007)
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