Simon & Schuster Pushes Up Release Date for a Bob Dylan Book

By Maryann Yin Comment

Bob Dylan 200 (GalleyCat)Simon & Schuster has moved up the release date for Lyrics, 1961-2012 by Bob Dylan. The famed songwriter was recently awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

The book, which was originally slated for release on Nov. 8, will now come out on Nov. 1. Dylan edited the lyrics of several songs that will be featured in this collection.

Here’s more from the press release: “Widely regarded as one of the most important songwriters of our time, Mr. Dylan is responsible for such modern classics as ‘Like a Rolling Stone,’ ‘Mr. Tambourine Man,’ and ‘The Times They Are a-Changin’.’ The Lyrics presents a comprehensive and definitive collection of Dylan’s most recent writing as well as the early works that are such an essential part of the canon.”

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