Reckless Daughter: Yaffe’s book on Joni Mitchell


Reckless Daughter, a biography and analysis of Joni Mitchell, by David Yaffe. (Photo: Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

Reckless Daughter, a biography and analysis of Joni Mitchell, by David Yaffe. (Photo: Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

David Yaffe’s biography of Joni Mitchell is out. Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell (Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 376 pp.) gives solid analysis from a good writer to a favorite artists whose music classed in folk, rock or jazz, always transcended categorization.

Yaffe spoke with PBS NewsHour:

Another interview with Yaffe, from Global News (CBC?):

And a 2014 interview with Joni Mitchell, by Tavis Smiley:

One Response to Reckless Daughter: Yaffe’s book on Joni Mitchell

  1. jre says:

    The New Yorker published an excellent review of the book and of Joni Mitchell’s life. https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/09/joni-mitchells-openhearted-heroism

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