Sons + Fathers

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Some of the world's most famous fathers and sons, including Paul McCartney, Bill Clinton, Sting, Julian Lennon, and more offer, personal contributions on the special relationship between sons and fathers

Sons & Fathers brings together a remarkable array of politicians and world leaders, writers and musicians, cultural icons and actors in a collection dedicated to fathers. A moving, fascinating, and often funny collection of portraits, this anthology includes contributions from Paul Auster, Bob Geldof, George Clooney, Bill Clinton, Hanif Kureishi, Graydon Carter, and Sting, to name a few.  This collection tells the stories behind some of the great men of our age through their relationships with their fathers. From writing about memories and special moments, to open letters addressed to their fathers, these essays give readers an insight into otherwise private relationships. Including images and illustrations from the contributors, this exceptional anthology makes a wonderful gift and is highly collectable.


Colm Tóibín is the bestselling, award-winning author of Brooklyn, The Master, Nora Webster, and The Testament of Mary. Bono is the frontman of U2, and is known for his philanthropic work. Kathy Gilfillan is the editor of Trinity Tales in the Seventies.


"This is a handsomeley produced book, full of valuable recollections, re-evaluations and precious reminiscences."--Irish Edition (a monthly newspaper for Irish residents in Wyndmoor, PA), 10/1/2015