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  • First Time Ever

    Peggy Seeger
    Together, Peggy and Ewan helped lay the foundations of the British folk revival, through the formative - and controversial - Critics Group and the landmark BBC Radio Ballads series. Peggy's life comprises art and passion, family and separation, tragedy, celebration and the unexpected - and irresistible - force of love. Learn More
    £20.00 £17.00

  • YEAR OF WONDER: Classical Music for Every Day

    Clemency Burton-Hill
    Classical music for everyone - an inspirational piece of music for every day of the year, celebrating composers from the medieval era to the present day. Learn More
    £20.00 £10.00

  • Voices

    Nick Coleman
    And why is the singing of others so essential to human life? In ten discrete but cohering essays Coleman tackles the arc of that history as if it were an emotional experience with real psychological consequences - as chaotic, random, challenging and unpredictable as life itself. Learn More
    £18.99 £16.14

  • Folk Song in England

    Steve Roud
    In Victorian times, England was famously dubbed the land without music - but one of the musical discoveries of the early twentieth century was that England had a vital heritage of folk song and music. This book investigates the wider social history of traditional song in England, and draws on a wide range of sources to answer these questions. Learn More
    £25.00 £21.25

  • Why Dylan Matters

    Richard F Thomas
    A GUARDIAN AND INDEPENDENT BEST MUSIC BOOK OF 2017 `At last an expert classicist gets to grips with Bob Dylan' Mary Beard `A poignant blend of memoir, literary analysis through a classical lens, musicology and, above all, love' Guardian Learn More
    £12.99 £11.04

  • David Bowie: A Life

    Dylan Jones
    Drawn from over 180 interviews with friends, rivals, lovers, and collaborators – some of whom have never before spoken about their relationship with David Bowie – this oral history traces Bowie's life from the English suburbs to London to New York to Los Angeles, Berlin, and beyond. Learn More
    £20.00 £17.00

  • 1971 - Never a Dull Moment

    David Hepworth
    The Sixties ended a year late - on New Year's Eve 1970, when Paul McCartney initiated proceedings to wind up The Beatles. Learn More
    £20.00 £17.00

  • Music Shop

    Rachel Joyce
    From the author of the world-wide bestseller, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: ' A beautiful novel, a tonic for the soul and a complete joy to read.' Joanna Cannon, author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep. Day after day Frank finds his customers the music they need. Learn More
    £8.99 £7.64

  • Fire on All Sides

    James Rhodes
    Life is messy and imperfect for us all, and when your mind is on fire and you feel like you're trapped in a terrifying blaze with no way out, sometimes the only way is to embrace the fragility of the human condition. Learn More
    £16.99 £14.44

  • Meet Me in the Bathroom

    Lizzy Goodman
    New York, 2001. 9/11 plunges the US into a state of war and political volatility - and heralds the rebirth of the city's rock scene. As the old-guard music industry crumbles, a group of bands suddenly become the voice of a generation desperately in need of an anthem. The author charts New York's musical transformation in the early 2000s. Learn More
    £20.00 £17.00

  • Vagina Monologues

    Eve Ensler
    The expanded 20th anniversary edition of the bestselling classic, featuring six never-before-published monologues and a never-before-published introduction by Jacqueline Woodson Learn More
    £9.99 £8.49

  • Wonder Beyond Belief

    Navid Kermani

  • HELP

    Simon Amstell
    go Simon Amstell!' - Stephen Fry'A beautiful and clever book about being human. All the warmth of this comedy without the inconvenience of his face' - Russell BrandCOMEDY, TRAGEDY, THERAPY Simon Amstell did his first stand-up gig at the age of thirteen. Learn More
    £12.99 £11.04

  • Set the Boy Free

    Johnny Marr
    Few groups have had a bigger impact than The Smiths and few musicians are as celebrated as Johnny Marr. He is an icon who defined an era and influenced a generation of guitarists. He joined The Pretenders, The The, Modest Mouse and The Cribs and has collaborated with Hans Zimmer. In this book, he tells his own side of the story. Learn More
    £8.99 £7.64

  • Me. You. A Diary

    Dawn French
    I can't count the amount of diaries I have crammed full withentries in January, that then fizzle out as the other months pile in. One of my teenage diaries has fulsome fizzingreports of every single conversation, thought and feeling about every friend,every crush, every meal, every argument until mid-March, when the entry on the18th simply reads, 'Washed hair.'Thank god,this isn't that. This book is a wayfor us to tell the story of a year together. Feel free to write yourappointme9780718187668 Learn More
    £20.00 £17.00

  • Revolution

    Russell Brand
    Our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties pointlessly similar. Our culture is filled with vacuity and pap, and we are told there's nothing we can do - "it's just the way things are". This book makes revolution not only possible, but inevitable and fun. Learn More
    £20.00 £1.00

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