Dave Haslam - ‘Searching For Love; Courtney Love in Liverpool, 1982'

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Join us on Wednesday 4th March for the launch of Dave Haslam's ‘Searching for Love: Courtney Love in Liverpool, 1982’, the third in his Art Decades series (Confingo Publishing).

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At the age of 17 - before Hole, before meeting Kurt Cobain - Courtney Love took a trip to Liverpool. She describes the months she spent in the city in 1982 as "one of the most important things of my existence." In ‘Searching For Love; Courtney Love in Liverpool, 1982’, Dave Haslam explores the stories she's told of her stay, talks to people who remember her, and celebrates the Liverpool music scene that attracted and inspired her, the city then enjoying its brightest period since the heyday of the Beatles.
At this exclusive event, Dave Haslam will be interviewed by Sarah Walters, and will discuss the book, including some surprising revelations about when she drank most of a bottle of Grand Marnier and journeyed over to Manchester.
There isn’t a story more graphically sex, drugs and rock & roll than Haslam’s story of Courtney Love in Liverpool, but it’s also about youth - in all its (sometimes gruesome) glory - and memory, self-mythology, and an intriguing, inspiring episode in the life of a music icon.

About the author:

Dave Haslam is a former resident DJ at the legandary Hacienda club. he has written five books including Manchester, England - a cultural biography of Manchester which was declared one of the ten books that best represent Britain (alongside work by Jeremy Paxman, Zadie Smith and George Monbiot). His journalism has appeared in NME, The Times, Guardian, London Review of Books and New Statesman.

The event will include an audience Q&A, and will conclude with a signing session.

Photo of Courtney Love © Robin D. Bradbury

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