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Jarvis Cocker: Good Pop, Bad Bop

Sat 10 Sep, 6.30pm

When legendary musician and former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker cleaned out his attic loft, he uncovered a treasure trove of memories now chronicled in his funny, poignant and delightfully eccentric memoir, Good Pop, Bad Pop. Cataloguing everything from an old polycotton shirt to his teenage attempts to write songs, Good Pop, Bad Pop reveals the formative experiences that shaped his creative ambitions and is a generous invitation to consider the objects – unglamorous, dog-eared – that define us all. Cocker joins Melbourne Writers Festival live via video with on-stage interviewer Richard Fidler to discuss telling his life story through the ephemera of the past.

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1 hour

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