Courtney Love has a memoir coming out. Probably. From William Morrow in the U.S. and Macmillan in the U.K., if things go as planned. Something she was working on a with a co-writer -- that much is sure.
Love has many identities: As the lead singer of Hole, she has sometimes been a rock star. She was once a promising actress, nominated for a
That page still includes a description of the book: "Beginning in the San Francisco counterculture, maturing within the world of punk and grunge in the '80s and '90s, the book reveals an artist at the epicentre of alternative culture. Nothing is off limits, not her relationships with Billy Corgan and
Love's representatives told Spin that the description wasn't the "official" summary -- but it's safe to assume that a memoir from Love might include her stories about her relationships with Reznor, Norton and Cobain, and her thoughts about rock 'n' roll.
Sometimes Love is a mess, as has been widely reported; sometimes she's gutsy or funny or insightful.
She previously published a book that combined diary entries and ephemera. What to expect of her memoir is anyone's guess. She told Rolling Stone in June that she was working with co-writer Anthony Bozza, and had been studying up with other rock memoirs. "I'm writing some of it myself and then I'm co-writing it with Anthony Bozza," she said. "I'm reading "Just Kids" again because I know [Patti Smith] wrote that by herself, and "My Booky Wook" by