Simon & Schuster is proud to announce the world-wide publication
of Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography, Born to Run, which will be
released internationally on September 27, 2016. The work will be
published in hardcover, ebook, and audio editions by Simon &
Schuster in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and
India, and rights have already been sold to publishers in nine
countries. Born To Run is available for pre-order now here.
Springsteen has been privately writing the autobiography over the
past seven years. He began work in 2009, after performing with the E
Street Band at the Super Bowl’s halftime show.
In Born To Run, Mr. Springsteen describes growing up in
Freehold, New Jersey amid the “poetry, danger, and darkness” that fueled
his imagination. He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a
musician, his early days as a bar band king in Asbury Park, and the rise
of the E Street Band. With disarming candor, he also tells for the
first time the story of the personal struggles that inspired his best
work, and shows us why the song “Born to Run” reveals more than we
“Writing about yourself is a funny business,” Mr. Springsteen notes
in his book. “But in a project like this, the writer has made one
promise, to show the reader his mind. In these pages, I’ve tried to do
“This is the book we’ve been hoping for,” said Jonathan Karp,
publisher of Simon & Schuster. “Readers will see their own lives in
Bruce Springsteen’s extraordinary story, just as we recognize ourselves
in his songs.” Simon & Schuster acquired Born To Run in an
exclusive submission from Mr. Springsteen’s legal representatives, Allen
Grubman and Jonathan Ehrlich of the law firm Grubman Shire &
Meiselas, P.C.. Simon & Schuster previously published Mr.
Springsteen’s illustrated book with Frank Caruso, Outlaw Pete, in 2014.
The international publishers of Born To Run are Editions
Albin Michel in France; Mondadori in Italy; Heyne in Germany; Natur
& Kultur in Sweden; Spectrum in the Netherlands, Politkens in
Denmark; Cappelen Damn in Norway; Otava in Finland; and Penguin Random
Boken kommer i svensk översättning på bokförlaget Natur & kultur.
Översättare: Erik MacQueen
Etiketter: Nya böcker