Bob Dylan’s new book, “Dylan: A Graphic Memoir,” is now available

Review: Bob Dylan’s new book is revealing, misogynistic and a special kind of bonkers

Bob Dylan’s new book, “Dylan: A Graphic Memoir,” is a long-awaited return to songwriting and is the most revealing and least self-aware collection of words and pictures yet.

“Dylan: A Graphic Memoir” is a very long book by Bob Dylan, with a hardcover price of $65, a $35.95 paperback and a $9.95 e-book for Kindle users. It is now available in the bookstores, and the hardcover will be available from October 13. It will have a limited number of copies, reportedly around 5,000, with the paperback set for $55, and the e-book for $9.95.

The first six chapters of “Dylan: A Graphic Memoir” are titled “The Man In Me,” “I Was Wrong,” “The Time Has Come,” “The Way,” “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall,” and “Gotta Serve Somebody.” While it is an inspiring, often profound, autobiography-type book, as it is filled with his own words, pictures, and thoughts on the world, it also contains pages of unbridled, hateful venom that would make even a hardened “hate crime” investigator blush.


The first chapter, “The Man In Me,” begins with an introduction by Dylan, who discusses himself as both a man and a poet. His words are a few sentences long and mostly of the “I’m not sure what to do” variety, such as:

“I’m not sure what to do about the rest of the world, but if I don’t write a song about it, I’m not sure how I’m going to live.”

“I’m not sure what to do about the rest of the world, but I can say, ‘This is the way life is meant to be.’ And if it’s not, I don’t feel responsible to write or read or think about the world the same way I think I ought to.”

“But the idea of the world as I see it—a world that is ruled by the logic of money, and money that is ruled by the logic

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