Veronica asked:

Do you think it is right to read a person's journals? I am a hardcore Nirvana and Kurt Cobain fan, but I believe we do not need to know everything that was in Kurt's mind and soul. Everything he wanted us to know, he told us through his music. I got this book as a present, and never ever read it, because I respect Kurt Cobain enough not to read his journals.

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Anna Klein I agree with most of what's said in the two previous answers, but I also think (I have to state that I still haven't read it though) one of the most important things to consider when deciding to read it or not, is what has the author to say about it. And based on one quote I saw which has been taken from one of his notebooks, he wanted someone, someday, to read it all.

"Please read my diary, look through my things, and figure me out."
Roxanne No, I think its pretty damn shitty to violate his privacy and publish his
diaries. Dead or not, Kurt Cobain deserves a right to keep his thoughts and feelings private and selling his diaries is a major disrespectful thing to do to the man people pretended to admire.
Vilhelmina I agree it is Kurt Cobain's privacy. I don't think it is right to read someone's (in this case Kurt Cobain's) private... sort of diary. I think it would be wrong to public anyone's diary, the least Kurt Cobain's private stuff. But there's one question on my mind. Who let his JOURNALS in public?
Brian Really simple: if the person stated explicitly in some formal way that s/he was okay with their diaries being read, then so be it. It doesn't sound like he did that so I won't read them, even though, frankly, I want to.
Anisah A I love this book!
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