Slate Publishes Fictional Response from Mick Jagger

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By Maryann Yin Comment

A Slate article created a fictional voice for Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger to respond to Keith Richards’ memoir, Life.

Jagger’s imaginary manuscript includes the following observations: “Why did he write it? Or, rather, having decided to write it all down, why did he devote so much of it to carping about me? Well, he’s not talking about me, really. He’s just trying to get my attention, I think, in the end. The remaining part of the rancor comes from the fact that he knows he lost me, many years ago.”

The Jagger highlights Richards’ unprofessional behavior throughout the years and talk about the band’s long history.  Would you read Jagger’s real memoir? Leave your response in the comments section.

The audiobook of Life features narrators Johnny Depp, Joe Hurley, and Richards himself. The author made a stop at the New York Public Library recently to promote the memoir.