Lucy O’Brien has been writing on music, feminism and popular culture, and creating fiction since the early 1980s.
She grew up in Southampton, played in all-girl punk band The Catholic Girls, and graduated from Leeds University in 1983. Since starting out on NME, she has written for a range of titles including the Sunday Times, Marie Claire, the Guardian, Q and Mojo. She’s the author of Madonna: Like An Icon, She Bop and She Bop II and biographies of Dusty Springfield and Annie Lennox. A regular ‘pundit’ on TV and radio, she also co-produced the C4 film Righteous Babes on rock and new feminism. She teaches in Media & Communications at London's Goldmith's College and Westminster University, and is currently working on a memoir that combines music, mysticism and magic.
Madonna: Like An Icon
At last the book that gets ot the heart of Madonna - the woman and the
artist - in more depth and detail than ever before. Available now in paperback, it
has already been translated into 13 languages.
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