Books tagged: punk and new wave

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Bob Geldof: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Live Aid mastermind Bob Geldof once told his fellow Irishman and journalist Joe Jackson he would never update his 1986 autobiography 'Is That It.' Joe Jackson now suggests that "in ways the two interviews, each roughly 10,000 words long, and two thirds of which has never been previously published, from 1989 and 2001, that make up my book about Bob are, in ways an update of his autobiography.
Needle In The Groove
Price: $4.62 USD. Words: 49,270. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In this astonishing novel Jeff Noon allows the complex rhythms of dance music to infect his language, creating a new kind of writing / liquid dub poetics / in the grooves he discovers a world where the scratches of the stylus cut the body / a dj's samples are melodies of blood / love is a ghost lost in the boom box / and the only remix that really matters is the remix of the heart
The Dreamer's Road
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Dreamer's Road (Part 1) tells the story of Jack Jordan. A bright and adventurous boy, struggling to realise his dreams and his potential growing up in a 1980's repressed, Thatcherite Britain. His solution: expand his horizons and flourish. This book tells the tale of a young man’s journey to emotional, intellectual and sexual freedom.
Punk Rock Nursing Home
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mashups
Punk's not dead yet! Every year, on the anniversary of the death of hated 1980s prime minister Margaret Thatcher, the elderly residents of State Retirement Home SY-379 hold a festival of celebration. Balloons and bunting go up, raucous punk music is played, memories are relived by those who still have all their faculties, and a good time is had by all.
Caños
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,360. Language: Italian. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In seguito al suicidio del fratello, Vanni si allontana dalla sua vita di periferia, lasciandosi alle spalle le storie tragico-grottesche del Traffic — club-ritrovo per senzatetto — e della sua band. Si ritrova a Caños de Meca, vecchia colonia hippy sulla costa andalusa, dove conosce Sabina, che riuscirà a convincerlo a tornare e a unirsi alla causa dello sgombero del Traffic.
Gang Of Losers
Price: Free! Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Gang of Losers is a heartfelt and offbeat novel about 16 year-old Theo Hanlon's efforts to make it as a musician and form a band. Set in the summer of 1983, the novel captures the excitement of growing up and experiencing the intoxicating lure of music, sex, alcohol and independence for the first time.
Punkfrog
Price: $2.30 USD. Words: 360. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
Punkfrog loves punk rock, but his two best friends - Metaldog and Gothkitty - aren't so sure. Will they go to the big rock festival with him to see punk bands?
Red as Blue
Pre-release—available September 19, 2016. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
In this illustrated, new-adult lesbian novella, a lonely girl aspires to become a punk musician in a 1980s backward town. Struggling to fit in and ostracized by popular kids at school, she and a cheerleader oddly connect. The inexperienced girls enter a love triangle and discover an arresting intimacy atypical of teenage crushes, but at the cost of losing more than they bargained for.