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As Serious As Your Life

Val Wilmer

An essential masterpiece of jazz history by renowned photographer and music historian, with a new foreword by Richard Williams

White Bicycles

Joe Boyd

How was one man present at so many pivotal points of the birth of modern rock? Joe Boyd's classic memoir of the 60s music scene reissued as a Ser…

Before Night Falls

Reinaldo Arenas

The heartbreaking memoir of artistic, sexual and political freedom in Castro's Cuba, with a new foreword by Garth Greenwell

Vulgar Tongues

Max Décharné

A rollercoaster ride through the colourful history of slang – from highwaymen to hip-hop.

Get a Life

Vivienne Westwood

Fashion designer, political activist, national icon: Vivienne Westwood sets down her unique vision of the world in her blog, Get A Life. Here's t…

The Sex Lives of English Women

Wendy Jones

An honest and inspiring exploration of female desire, this book will change the way we think and talk about sex

Cowboys and Indies

Gareth Murphy

The definitive history of the music industry

Death by Video Game

Simon Parkin

We play games to kill time. But what does it mean when games start killing us?

Different Every Time

Marcus O’Dair

The first and definitive biography of Robert Wyatt, Britain's greatest cult musician, with an introduction by Jonathan Coe

The Lights of Pointe-Noire

Alain Mabanckou

A moving meditation on home, home-coming and belonging from Francophone Africa's most important writer

All Day Long

Joanna Biggs

A vibrant portrait of the UK today that asks, what do we do all day?

The Moth

Catherine Burns

Pull up an easy chair and settle into the most spell-binding collection of real stories you will ever read.

Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung

Lester Bangs

The essential writings of the greatest music writer of the twentieth, or any, century, reissued as a Serpent's Tail Classic

The Sexual Life of Catherine M.

Catherine Millet

The sensational erotic memoir that shocked the world, now re-issued as a Serpent's Tail Classic.

Live At the Brixton Academy

JS Rafaeli

Sometimes you have to take a chance, and Simon Parkes is nothing if not a risk-taker. The riotous life-story of a music impresario and how he turned a…

A History of Football in 100 Objects

Gavin Mortimer

The remarkable stories of 100 football artefacts that have shaped the game as we know it.

Love Game

Elizabeth Wilson

The only comprehensive narrative history of the world's most international sport, from Victorian lawn tennis to Andy Murray's Wimbledon 2013…

Dirty Wars

Jeremy Scahill

Shocking expose of America's hidden dirty wars – Now an Oscar nominated documentary

The Mistress Contract

She and He

Can a price be put on love? The Mistress Contract is soon to be a Royal Court play, adapted by Abi Morgan and directed by Vicky Featherstone, starting…

Sounds Like London

Lloyd Bradley

Scheduled for Radio 4 Book of the week – acclaimed writer Lloyd Bradley explores the influence of immigrant cultures on the capital's music scene

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