Simon Goddard

Simon Goddard was born in Cardiff in 1971.

He is the author of the Bowie Odyssey series, a year-by-year chronicle of the life of David Bowie against the cultural and social history of the 1970s, published by Omnibus Press. The first, Bowie Odyssey 70, was a Sunday Times Book Of The Year. The fourth, Bowie Odyssey 73, is published in May 2023.

His previous books include The Comeback (a MOJO and Q Book Of The Year), RollaresqueSimply ThrilledZiggyologyMozipedia (MOJO Readers No. 1 Book Of The Year) and Songs That Saved Your Life (Pitchfork Top 60 Music Books of All-Time).


Represented at The North Literary Agency by Kevin Pocklington.