An essential masterpiece of jazz history by renowned photographer and music historian, with a new foreword by Richard Williams
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 Serp…
The heartbreaking memoir of artistic, sexual and political freedom in Castro's Cuba, with a new foreword by Garth Greenwell
A rollercoaster ride through the colourful history of slang – from highwaymen to hip-hop.
Fashion designer, political activist, national icon: Vivienne Westwood sets down her unique vision of the world in her blog, Get A Life. Here's th…
An honest and inspiring exploration of female desire, this book will change the way we think and talk about sex
The definitive history of the music industry
We play games to kill time. But what does it mean when games start killing us?
The first and definitive biography of Robert Wyatt, Britain's greatest cult musician, with an introduction by Jonathan Coe
A moving meditation on home, home-coming and belonging from Francophone Africa's most important writer
A vibrant portrait of the UK today that asks, what do we do all day?
Pull up an easy chair and settle into the most spell-binding collection of real stories you will ever read.
The essential writings of the greatest music writer of the twentieth, or any, century, reissued as a Serpent's Tail Classic
The sensational erotic memoir that shocked the world, now re-issued as a Serpent's Tail Classic.
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…
The only comprehensive narrative history of the world's most international sport, from Victorian lawn tennis to Andy Murray's Wimbledon 2013…
Shocking expose of America's hidden dirty wars – Now an Oscar nominated documentary
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…
Scheduled for Radio 4 Book of the week – acclaimed writer Lloyd Bradley explores the influence of immigrant cultures on the capital's music scene
From the Ashes Urn to a Currant Bun: a journey through three hundred and fifty cricketing years – of triumphs, controversies and quips – in 100 defini…