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Author Mon Apr 28 2014

Detroit Rock Comes to Chicago playing Songs Only You Know

Songs.jpgDetroit Rock tours the Chicago lit scene this Wednesday, April 30, when author Sean Madigan Hoen reads from his memoir, Songs Only You Know (Soho Press) at City Lit Books, 2523 N. Kedzie, at 6:30pm.

Hoen, who was raised in Dearborn, Michigan, now resides in Brooklyn, NY where he teaches creative writing. He is known for his work in the bands Thoughts of Ionesco, The Holy Fire and Leaving Rouge. In his memoir, Hoen talks about his experience in the Detroit punk scene, and how he hid this lifestyle from his family. His father was also leading a second life, one in which he was a crack addict. Hoen's memoir walks through the adventures of him as a teenager, juggling his obsession with music and his sordid family life.

Following the reading, stick around to chat with Hoen, or buy your own copy of the memoir, available for purchase at the event. The reading is free and open to the public.

 

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