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Jarvis Cocker to release book of his lyrics in October"
Pulp frontman goes into print
Book launch review: Charles Shaar Murray with John Sinclair"
Brother Greg Taylor rubs shoulders with two great writers of the rock age.
2 books on Husker Du; a biog, and one by Bob Mould – reviewed"
Andrew Earles’ “Husker Du: The Story of the Noise-Pop Pioneers Who Launched Modern Rock” and Mould’s “See a Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody.”
Simon Reynolds – Retromania – book review – is music over?"
Of course ‘Retromania’ is a really well written book. Simon Reynolds is a proven great writer whose ‘Rip It Up’ book helped to create the post punk genre or at least recast it into a different light. Retromania continues this exploration of pop’s loose ends and is full of great observation, great writing and pithy […]
Ian Curtis – an oral history from John Robb’s Manchester book"
Excerpt from the ‘North Will Rise Again’ book