Welcome

Thanks for visiting our website for Myth, Fan Culture, and the Popular Appeal of Liminality in the Music of U2: A Love Story. A brief tour... The Gallery includes images used in the book, and we're especially happy to feature the fan-culture artwork of Kelly Eddington, The About page provides a summary of the book and author bios. Visit Themes to learn more about Myth, Love, and Liminality. We are grateful for the book's reception and critical response, which you can read about in Endorsements and Reviews. Indulge your fandom by visiting The "Mix Tape." Venture into the Classroom to explore ideas for using our book in college courses or to start a deeper dialogue on the book's themes.

Invitation

We want to talk with you! You don't have to buy the book to start a conversation about mythology in pop culture or fandom. See the Contact page for how to reach us. Want to meet in person?  Brian (coauthor) will have coffee at Un Mundo Cafe in Springfield, OH with anyone who wants to talk about the book (Email Brian directly: johnstb@miamioh.edu). He can also chat through Zoom or Google Hangouts. 

Acquire

Now available in paperback!

You can get a copy of our book through the publisher (Lexington Books) here. Copies are also available through Barnes & Noble.

If pricing is a barrier to your reading of our book, then please reach out to Brian through his email address (johnstb@miamioh.edu) or LinkedIn profile. Author resale copies are available at a reduced cost.

 

Thank you!

© 2019 by Brian Johnston for u2mythos. Created with Wix.com

Dedication | Janice Hocker Rushing

U2 performing during The Joshua Tree Tour (2017) in Cleveland, OH. Photo by Erin Graskemper.