Christopher Sandford

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Christopher Sandford has published acclaimed biographies of Kurt Cobain, Steve McQueen, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Keith Richards, Paul McCartney, and Roman Polanski. He has worked as a film and music writer and reviewer for over 20 years and frequently contributes to newspapers and magazines on both sides of the Atlantic. Rolling Stone has called him "the preeminent author in his field today."

His latest project, MASTERS OF MYSTERY (forthcoming November 2011, Palgrave Macmillan) explores Arthur Conan Doyle's and Harry Houdini's incredible friendship and fascination with Spiritualism.

Average rating: 3.55 · 2,272 ratings · 200 reviews · 28 distinct worksSimilar authors
Kurt Cobain

3.53 avg rating — 1,118 ratings — published 1995 — 13 editions
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Imran Khan

3.83 avg rating — 224 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Bowie: Loving The Alien

3.63 avg rating — 203 ratings — published 1997 — 8 editions
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Masters of Mystery: The Str...

3.42 avg rating — 132 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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Polanski

3.51 avg rating — 90 ratings — published 2007 — 9 editions
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McQueen: The Biography

3.90 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 2001 — 9 editions
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McCartney

3.39 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 2006 — 8 editions
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The Rolling Stones: Fifty Y...

3.77 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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Mick Jagger: Primitive Cool

3.46 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1993 — 6 editions
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Keith Richards: The Biography

3.96 avg rating — 603 ratings — published 2003 — 31 editions
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“Bitter Sweet Symphony’ was legally removed from the Verve and credited to Jagger–Richards. Klein went on to license the song for use in a TV commercial by Nike.”
Christopher Sandford, The Rolling Stones: Fifty Years

“London, Mick would have a final showdown with Chrissie Shrimpton and effectively tell her he felt ‘very bored’ and didn’t want to see her again. When she took a nearly fatal overdose of sleeping pills and sent Mick the hospital bill, he refused to pay it. Lin Eastman became Linda McCartney.5”
Christopher Sandford, The Rolling Stones: Fifty Years

“as ‘my drummer’. Charlie got up, showered, shaved, dressed in a Turnbull and Asser shirt, silk tie and three-piece suit, went downstairs, grabbed Mick and punched his lights out. ‘It”
Christopher Sandford, The Rolling Stones: Fifty Years

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