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News Thu Oct 22 2009

Kanye to Be Third-Time Author

Kanye West is a proud non-reader of books and yet he is about to publish his third. Yeah, I'm scratching my head at that one, too. The new book, Through the Wire, is described as a graphic memoir illustrating twelve of West's songs: "From his decision to drop out of college to pursue his dreams in music, through his days spent folding chinos at The Gap while struggling at night to make a name as a producer, through the pivotal car accident that eventually set him on the course to stardom and the epiphany of realizing exactly who he had become." Hmm...somehow I don't think I'll be lining up at the bookstore to purchase that when it comes out.

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