Beastie Boys’ Mike D and Ad-Rock sign memoir deal with Random House


From The New York Times:

If the Beastie Boys wrote a book, you might expect it to depart from standard memoir form. Rather than a strict narrative patiently winding its way from bygone days, such a book might — in keeping with the group’s hypereclectic style — be a pastiche of voices, images, irreverent humor and pop-culture reference points.

And that, it turns out, is exactly what the Beastie Boys’ book will be like.

Michael Diamond (a k a Mike D) and Adam Horovitz (Ad-Rock), the surviving members of the hip-hop group, have signed a deal with Spiegel & Grau, an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group, for a book celebrating their history and aesthetic. A title has not been chosen, but it is planned to come out in fall 2015, the publisher is expected to announce this week.

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