Celine Dion's Let's Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste
Non-fans regard CÚline Dion as ersatz and plastic, yet to those who love her, no one could be more real, with her impoverished childhood, her (creepy) manager-husband's struggle with cancer, her knack for howling out raw emotion. There's nothing cool about CÚline Dion, and nothing clever. That's part of her appeal as an object of love or hatred — with most critics and committed music fans taking pleasure (or at least geeky solace) in their lofty contempt. This book documents Carl Wilson's brave and unprecedented year-long quest to find his inner CÚline Dion fan, and explores how we define ourselves in the light of what we call good and bad, what we love and what we hate.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mykl-s - LibraryThing
Carl Wilson writes an honest and courageous book about his own musical tastes and about what our sense of taste means in general. He goes into his own mind in ways most of us would hesitate to examine ... Read full review
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There are some readers who've noted that "Let's Talk About Love" may mean most to readers younger than twenty-five, a category which includes that many that still identify strongly with their cultural ... Read full review