The classic autobiography of the iconic singer and pianist, detailing her music and involvement in key moments of the Civil Rights era.,Born Eunice Kathleen Waymon in small-town North Carolina, Nina Simone changed the face of both music and race relations in America. She struck a chord with bluesy jazz ballads like “Put a Little Sugar in My Bowl” and powerful protest songs such as “Mississippi Goddam” and “To Be Young, Gifted, and Black,” the anthem of the American Civil Rights movement.,Here are the many lives and loves of Nina Simone, recounted in her unshakable voice.
‘Full of wicked asides, tart observations and sharp remarks that could only have originated in Graham Norton’s witty brain.’ Terry Wogan,Looking around the room I saw what life really was. It was made up of my passions. I saw my life reflected back at me. People I liked, people I loved, people I had shared half a century with. All the stories of my life were together in that one room and it made me very happy.,Who wouldn’t want a friend like Graham Norton? A little bit naughty, full of frank advice, bursting with gossip about the world’s biggest stars – but most of all with an emphatic love of life and all its joys, big and small.,Join him – glass of wine in hand, faithful doggy friend by your side – and delve in as he shares the loves of his life.