Closer You Are: The Story of Robert Pollard and Guided By Voices


Closer You Are, the authorized biography of Robert Pollard and GBV written by Matthew Cutter, published by Da Capo -  a candid and hilarious look at a legendary and unique artist.    

"This authorized biography of Bob Pollard is a blast...[Cutter] has captured the raucous and squalling voice of a powerful American songwriter."―Publishers Weekly

"Essential for fans of GBV, lovers of '90 indies rock, and proud Ohioans."Library Journal

"A well-crafted, intimate portrait of an unlikely, all-American rock-'n'-roll life."―Kirkus  

NPR:  Closer You Are Explores How Robert Pollard Changed The Course of Indie Rock 

“An inspiring look at a dreamer who never gave up on his art.” 

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