READ ALL ABOUT IT – New Book Tells The Story Of The Front Page, The Tiny Nightclub That Brought Legendary Live Music To Carlisle

A Few months ago I reviewed a book by Paul Talling which heralded London’s Lost Music Venues. An exercise in nostalgia, Talling’s work also underlined…

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CONCEPTUAL ART – Professor And The Madman Resurrect Prog-Rock On New Album ‘Seance’

Professor and the Madman are not a band you could accuse of lacking ambition. Seance, their fourth album and second to feature the much…

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Unbroken’ By Laura Hillenbrand: Some Reasons Why Every Student Should Read It in 2020

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand was published almost a decade ago and it remains one of the best books on the market. It was on the New York Times Bestseller’s list almost 150 times. It spent four years on the list, out of which fourteen weeks were at its top. Today, this written masterpiece remains the fifth non-fiction novel that’s the longest-running bestseller of all times.

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GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN – Review of ‘London’s Lost Music Venues’ by Paul Talling

If you’re the sort of person who treasures tickets stubs and T-shirts from treasured gigs, then Paul Talling’s London’s Lost Music Venues could be the book for you.

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Johnny Lappin – ‘In a Lifetime – From Hozier To U2’

Johnny Lappin takes us through his incredible career and educates us along the way about the Irish music industry, in his new book, ‘In A Lifetime – From Hozier To U2’, in bookshops today.

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‘Tales Of Aggro’ By Matteo Sedazzari Gives A Voice To The Unheard Denizens Of Shepherds Bush

We last spoke to Matteo Sedazzari back in 2016, about his book, ‘A Crafty Cigarette’, a fictionalised account of growing up Mod in Surrey. Now he’s back with ‘Tales Of Aggro’, a collection of short stories about “The Magnificent Six”, a group of friends who live in the Shepherds Bush area of London. We took the chance to ask Matteo about the book, its inspiration, and what’s next.

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