11) Jemima Dury – Hallo Sausages
Jemima had the daunting task of collating her father Ian’s lyrics and notes and even a few sketches from throughout the years. The resulting book is highly visual and radiates familial love and warmth and is crammed, of course, with sharp, intelligent, observant lyrics – some familiar, others more obscure – which veer from funny to dark, cruel to affectionate. Dury’s output is organised into sections, all introduced by sensitively-written essays courtesy of Jemima herself. Your coffee-table is not properly dressed without it.
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