Bruce Springsteen will hit the road this fall for a book tour promoting his forthcoming biography, Born to Run. Springsteen’s nine-date tour kicks off in his hometown of Freehold Township, NJ, at Barnes and Noble on Sept. 27 and is slated to wind down on Oct. 10 at the Harvard Coop in Boston;Born to Run is due out on Sept. 27 and available for preorder atBrucespringsteenbook.com.
All books will be pre-signed. A companion album, Born to Run: Chapter and Verse, is due out on Sept. 23. The tour includes New York City, Los Angeles and Philadelphia.
In a new Vanity Fair interview, Springsteen, 66, discussed some of the impetus for writing the book. “I had to find the roots of my own troubles and issues,” he said, “and the joyful things that have allowed me to put on the kind of shows that we put on.”
The list of dates includes:
Sept. 27 — Freehold, NJ @ Barnes & Noble
Sept. 28 — New York, NY @ Barnes & Noble Union Square
Sept. 29 — Philadelphia, PA @ Philadelphia Free Library
Oct. 1 — Seattle, WA @ Elliot Bay Book Company
Oct. 3 — Los Angeles, CA @ Barnes & Noble at the Grove
Oct. 4 — Portland, OR @ Powell’s City of Books
Oct. 5 — San Francisco, CA @ City Arts & Lectures
Oct. 7 — New York, NY @ The New Yorker Festival
Oct. 10 — Boston, MA @ The Harvard Coop