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Thin Man Press is a London-based boutique publisher of the unexpected.

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From Albion To Shangri-La
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,120. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Thin Man Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Truthful, provocative and sensitive, ‘From Albion to Shangri-La’ chronicles six tumultuous years in the life of Libertines and Babyshambles frontman, Peter Doherty, in entries from his personal diaries.The book hit headlines upon release in July 2014, not least because of entries about the rock star's famous, often tragic, friends including Peaches Geldof, Amy Winehouse and a certain supermodel.
Guarding bin Laden: My Life in Al-Qaeda
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Thin Man Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Originally published in French, this well-reviewed 2010 memoir by Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard provides an unparalleled account of life in the heart of al-Qaeda in the run-up to 9/11. ‘Bin Laden’s former bodyguard delivers a breath-taking account’ Tele et Vous 15 September 2011 ‘An intriguing glimpse of life inside the al-Qa’ida chief’s lair’ Sunday Times 19 April 2010
The Rise and Fall of The Clash
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,100. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Thin Man Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk
In 1983, at the height of their fame, punk band The Clash simply disintegrated. This is the full story of what really happened, as told to film-maker Danny Garcia by members of the band and those who knew them. The book contains the story of Garcia’s odyssey to the eye of rock ‘n’ roll’s most tumultuous tornado, the complete script of the resulting film, and some previously unpublished photos.

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The One & Only: Peter Perrett, Homme Fatale
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,730. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
New! Updated and revised edition of Nina Antonia's cult classic rock biography of The Only Ones' front man Peter Perrett. With a new introduction by John Cooper-Clarke This edition has a lengthy additional chapter which brings it bang up to date (June 2015) and also includes an exclusive interview with Peter Perrett in 2015 and lyrics to new love song for Mrs Perrett.

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