Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy is writing a memoir
Jeff Tweedy isn’t afraid to talk about his life—even the ugly parts. He talked extensively in a 2013 interview with Jeff Garlin about his longtime addiction to painkillers, and he told EW in 2007, “I just don’t have as much to hide.” And now, he’s putting it all down on paper with what he describes as a “funny, disarming, and honest” memoir.
Dutton, and imprint of Penguin House, has acquired the memoir, which has yet to receive a title or release date. In a statement, the 48-year-old alt-rocker said the book will include stories from his personal and professional life.
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“I have stories to tell, and I’d like for this book to be a combination of those stories about my experiences, and maybe a window into one person’s creative process, as well as some of what I’ve seen working with other artists in my current and former bands, in the studio, on the road, in my basement with my sons and more,” Tweedy said in a statement from Dutton.
Sources told the Associated Press that his book deal was worth “at least mid-six figures.”