How to Mourn an Icon: Rob Sheffield on the Brilliant David Bowie Book He Wrote in a Month

On January 11, America awoke to a planet off its axis: David Bowie had passed away, at 69, after a long and secretive battle with cancer. But not all “Starman” superfans had been asleep when the news broke late into the night—including Rolling Stone columnist Rob Sheffield
“I got a text from a friend at a quarter to two saying, ‘Did you see the news?’ and I knew it was bad immediately,” Sheffield recalls. “I stayed up all night writing, just alone with the information. I was agonizing about how I was going to tell my wife.” via Pitchfork