Journals Author Kurt Cobain Country United States Language English Genre(s) Autobiography Publisher Riverhead Books Publication date 2002 Hardcover, 2003 Paperback Media type Print (Paperback and Hardback) Pages 280 ISBN ISBN 978-1573222327
Kurt Cobain's Journals is a collection of writings and drawings done by Kurt Cobain, lead singer and guitarist of the grunge band Nirvana, from the late 1980s until his death in 1994. It was published in hardcover by Riverhead Books in November 2002, and in paperback by Riverhead Books in November 2003. Its release polarized fans, some of whom felt it constituted an invasion of Cobain's privacy, and others of whom saw it as a unique opportunity to better understand him. Journals opened at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list (non-fiction).