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It’s best when he’s sounding more relaxed using fun words like the aforementioned “yikes” and a personal favourite “fuck”and when he’s discussing urban design – especially in relation to cycling – and actual stuff he did rather than pondering some intellectual puzzle or trying too hard with the poetic phrasing.

Refresh and try again. The girl with pink hair asked why I was returning it and I said “it’s really boring! Along the way, DB has thoughts to share about fashion, architecture, cultural isolation, globalization, and the radical new ways that some cities, like his home town, are becoming more bike-friendly — all conveyed with a highly personal mix of humor, curiosity, and humanity. He suggests that today’s Power Point presentations are a form of contemporary theater, less objective and more performance than is generally acknowledged.

Bicycle Diaries

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I hope one day the majority of the world will follow David Byrne’s lead. It’s about David Byrne cycling about cities, discussing his curiosity with urban design, art, and philosophy.


I love David Byrne as a musician, and it’s a blessing he made a living out of creating amazing music instead of writing because his writing is some of the most trivial and boring prose I’ve read. Other products in the same category: Though that particular work is not actually mentioned here, as far as I could tell, Kunstler’s analysis of the relative merits of Detroit, Los Angeles and Portland, Oregon which last Byrne doesn’t actually mention either!

He is not a conventional tourist. His prose here is lively but straightforward—many of these pieces are more like blog posts Byrne does have a blog, by the way, byrn http: I loved this quirky little book, written by a very quirky but fascinating man. Sep 02, John rated it really liked it.

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There is little about his music in the book, but this actually feels right. Several reviewers have covered elements of this book including Sentence after sentence clogged up with description, clever metaphor after clever metaphor, often repeating the same point, again and again, as if he were unable to decide which was best, so left them all in.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Byrne is just too interested about too many different things to stick with one topic, and that was fine with me.

I love everything about bicycling. I don’t think it’s hyperbole to say dacid Byrne is a genius, and his interests have never been boring or confined to a single discipline or genre.

Bicycle Diaries by David Byrne

The Istanbul chapter is a good one, a nice mix of cycling, exploring, action, and even a music festival I would have loved to have heard more about this. I knew I would love nyrne book because it’s about travel and a bicycle. Jul 11, Sue rated it liked it. He describes his bicicoeta through Detroit as heartbreaking. Byrne’s choice was made out of convenience rather than political motivation, but the more cities he saw from his bicycle, the more he became hooked on this mode of transport and the sense of liberation it provided.


A quick and easy read, and actually goes well with the various bus rides. Sometimes you can hear what could be song lyrics in the words.

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This book is a celebration of bike riding – of the rewards of seeing the world at bike level. But it was a convincing inside-the-front-cover and I davif for it. We recommend that before making the return, you get in touch with us through email: Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

Diarios de bicicleta Book. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? He still seems like a nice guy, just maybe not as omniamazing as I once thought. Or, at least, the music takes a back seat. Be the first to review this item Amazon Bestsellers Rank: