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Oct

Debbie Harry: Face It

Blondie’s Debbie Harry and co-founder Chris Stein created some of the most successful and beloved pop songs of all time.

The Times and The Sunday Times Forum, Cheltenham

Sunday 13th October, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

  • In Conversation
  • Questions & Answers

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About the Event

Here, they will be talking with artist and director Rob Roth about their incredible story and Debbie’s long-awaited memoir, Face It.

Venue Information

The Times and The Sunday Times Forum
Montpellier Gardens
Cheltenham
GL50 1UW
United Kingdom

About the Book

Face It
Face It

Debbie Harry

Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date:1 Oct 2019

ISBN:9780008229429

3.56 out of 5
7 reviews
"While there's also an enticing music memoir by Elton John this month, I'm looking forward to this one even more"
The Bookseller
"an entertaining reveal-all read"
Woman & Home
"...when not resorting to padding, Face It makes for an engaging and occasionally surprising read"
The Guardian
"The Blondie singer is a reluctant memoirist and what drove her to write this is unclear – but thank God she did."
New Statesman
"For Blondie fans, Face It is rich in interesting snippets"
The Independent
"this is Harry’s story, and her straight talking — not to mention the wealth of photographs — makes this an appealing, celebratory memoir"
The Times
"She spends a chapter discussing the marvel that is the opposable thumb, as though straining for the word count on a homework assignment"
The Observer

`I was saying things in songs that female singers didn't really say back then. I wasn't submissive or begging him to come back, I was kicking his ass, kicking him out, kicking my own ass too. My Blondie character was an inflatable doll but with a dark, provocative, aggressive side. I was playing it up, yet I was very serious.'