Allen & Unwin snaps up Ryder's 'sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll' memoir

Allen & Unwin snaps up Ryder's 'sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll' memoir

Allen & Unwin to publish How to be a Rock Star by Shaun Ryder, a memoir that promises to lift the lid on what it's like to be a rock star.

As lead singer of Happy Mondays and Black Grape, Ryder led two bands, had number one albums, headlined Glastonbury, and toured the world numerous times. The memoir explores his life as a musician, experiencing the "rock 'n' roll dream". Ryder is working with his co-writer Luke Bainbridge, who also worked on Ryder's his autobiography Twisting My Melon (Corgi).

The synopsis states: "Now, for the first time, Shaun lifts the lid on the real inside story of...

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