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Jian Ghomeshi Releases Debut Book: 1982

Jian Ghomeshi is officially an author. The critically acclaimed host of CBC Radio's Q, talented celebrity interviewer and now brand new author releases his debut book - 1982 - today (Sept. 18).

The memoir focuses on a 14-year-old Jian and his desire to be David Bowie, told via ten stories - each titled by a different song. We all know of Jian's love for the hugely influential English musician. In the book, Jian takes on the persona of Bowie in an attempt to attract an older woman...

To celebrate his literary accomplishment, friends of Jian - including Sloan, Peter Mansbridge and George Stroumboulopoulos - shared their thoughts on the questionable fashion choices in 1982.

You can also watch the friends shares their memories of 1982 and being fourteen in high school.

1982 is available now at and




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