Now listed at Amazon.com and other online book and retail stores, Will You Take Me As I Am: Unraveling Joni Mitchell’s Blue by Michelle Mercer will be released in April 2009 from Free Press/Simon & Schuster.
Michelle Mercer wrote a biography of jazz legend Wayne Shorter, who has collaborated with Joni Mitchell. She’s also a regular music critic for NPR and has written articles for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Village Voice and other publications. Her book describes the book as “A look at songwriting’s place within confessional literature, with a focus on the music of Joni Mitchell.”
(Thanks to Billy from the Joni Mitchell Discussion List.)