Miranda July, 41, is an artist, filmmaker and author of “The First Bad Man” (Scribner). She spoke with Marc Myers.
When my son Hopper was born in 2012, I rediscovered a David Bowie song I hadn’t heard in years—“Kooks,” from his 1971 album “Hunky Dory.” A friend sent me an MP3 of the song. I had always known the song growing up, but now I was a parent.
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