June 18th: Dylan Jones on “These Foolish Things: A Memoir” Interviewed By Superstar DJ, Fat Tony.

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Few people can say they have shaped the cultural landscape of the last four decades while crossing paths with some of the most extraordinary personalities on the planet. But then, of course, Dylan Jones isn’t just anyone.

These Foolish Things captivatingly charts Dylan’s life: from his peripatetic childhood and late adolescence in 1970s London – a city then alive with possibility – to his award-winning tenure at what would become one of the most dynamic magazines of its era, GQ. It details how he came to that hot seat: a journey through the Swinging London slipstreams of punk and new romanticism, and through i-D, The Face and Arena, which created the platform on which GQ was based, with Dylan as a common denominator.

Littered with a gold-star cast of characters – including a who’s who of celebrities from David Bowie and Bryan Ferry to Alastair Campbell and Prince Charles, via Samuel L. Jackson, Piers Morgan and Rihanna – this memoir reflects on how GQ became an established style and how Dylan sought to stir up music, politics and fashion.

Witty, perceptive and deliciously entertaining, but by turns bravely vulnerable, These Foolish Things is a memoir like no other: a dazzling retelling of the start of the twenty-first century from one of the world’s most fascinating media giants.

18.30 Drinks 19.00 Fat Tony’s interview with Dylan Jones 20:00 Book signing post talk.
Venue: Join us for drinks at Home Grown Private Members Club, Marylebone.

Dylan will be signing books available to buy at the event.

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Dylan Jones’s ‘These Foolish Things: A Memoir’ invites readers on an intimate journey through the highs and lows of a remarkable life. With poignant storytelling and raw honesty, Jones navigates through personal triumphs and tribulations, offering insights into the complexities of human existence. From moments of profound joy to the depths of despair, each chapter unfolds with authenticity, drawing readers into the heart of the author’s experiences.

Jones’s writing is both captivating and evocative, capturing the essence of emotions with precision. His ability to reflect on past events with clarity and introspection adds depth to the narrative, allowing readers to connect on a profound level. ‘These Foolish Things: A Memoir’ is not just a recounting of events but a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the power of redemption.

Throughout the book, Jones’s voice resonates with sincerity, making it impossible to remain unaffected by his journey. Whether grappling with loss, love, or self-discovery, his narrative is imbued with a sense of hope and determination that inspires readers to confront their challenges with courage.

In the book Dylan Jones offers more than just a glimpse into his life; he extends a hand to readers, inviting them to find solace and strength in the shared experience of being human. It’s a compelling read that leaves a lasting impression, reminding us of the transformative power of storytelling.”

Dylan will be signing books available to buy at the event.

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