My Life in Dire Straits

My Life in Dire Straits

by John Illsley (Bantam, 2021)

Book cover: “My Life in Dire Straits” by John Illsley (Bantam, 2021)

An engaging autobiography. Illsley has an easy writing style and a good sense of pace, laying down his life story like he would a bass line. His pre-band experiences and the early years of Dire Straits carry a real sense of history.

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