The Nation Reviews Yaffe’s Reckless Child Biography
Yet another review is in on Humanities Professor David Yaffe’s new Joni Mitchell biography, Reckless Child. This time The Nation takes a look at the work, adding to an extensive list of publications that have reviewed the book.
“He is especially good on her unique tuning methodology and her myriad influences, from classical composers to the swingy American Songbook,” the review states. “He breaks down her songs in encyclopedic detail, from inspiration to cultural reception to the intimate moments of their composition.”