Janis Ian

Janis Ian

Grammy Award-winning songwriter, singer and author, Janis Ian took the stage at age fifteen with a revolutionary song about interracial relationships, "Society's Child." It was 1966 and the country responded with both hostility and accolades. The song went to #1, and Janis was caught in the maelstrom of a divided country. Terrified by the hatred directed at her, she left the music industry, only to return a few years later with the worldwide hit "At Seventeen." The story never ends--her songs are currently used by artists as diverse as Bette Midler, John Mellencamp, and Celine Dion; she tours the world occasionally to sold-out crowds, and she is considered one of the pre-eminent acoustic guitarists of our era by such notables as Chet Atkins.

In addition to being a songwriter, singer and musician, Janis Ian is a columnist and author. Her books include science fiction, poetry, magazine articles and opinion columns, as well as her top-selling autobiography, "Society's Child". She is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, and her Facebook page has over half a million dedicated followers, who tune in to her "Godzilla Haiku" and "QOTD" every day.

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Best Sellers

    • Society's Child

    • My Autobiography
    • By: Janis Ian
    • Narrated by: Janis Ian
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,026
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,025

    In Society's Child, Janis Ian provides a relentlessly honest account of the successes and failures - and the hopes and dreams - of an extraordinary life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Oh my! What a book!

    • By OKCycle on 12-17-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Stars

    • Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian
    • By: Janis Ian (editor), Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Janis Ian, Gabrielle De Cuir, Emily Rankin, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 19

    Thirty original stories - each inspired by a Janis Ian song - from some of the biggest names in science fiction and fantasy, including: Tad Williams, Harry Turtledove, and Orson Scott Card....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Listening was even better than reading!

    • By Justdar on 07-20-14

    Regular price: $34.94

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