PRLog - Feb. 5, 2014 - Candice “Candy” Leonard is a first-generation Beatle fan with a PhD in Sociology. So not only does she still carry the Beatles in her heart, but she can explain what she calls the ‘joyful trauma’ experienced by millions of other Fab Four fans in her forthcoming book, Beatleness: How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade the World.
Beatles author Candy Leonard of Cambridge, MA
Beatleness tells how the Beatles’ constant presence throughout 1960s transformed the childhood and adolescence of millions of American kids and how, through these kids, the Beatles “changed everything.”
Candy Leonard received her BA in Communications from Queens College, MA in Developmental Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia, and PhD from University of NH. She has taught sociology, psychology, and mass communications at the college level.
Candy Leonard will be participating in the Women Beatles Historians panel at the Fest for Beatles Fans in New York City, Saturday, February 8 at 12:30 pm. The discussion will center on the Beatles' legacy, past, present and future.
Candy is currently scheduling interviews to discuss her book and her unique take on the social impact of Beatlemania.
“Beatleness: How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade the World” will be published by Skyhorse/Arcade Publishing and will be released in August. It can be pre-ordered at Amazon.com. For more information, go to: http://www.beatleness.com.