Tagged: music

John Murray wins three-way bid for Szatan's Daft Punk book

John Murray has acquired an exploration of Daft Punk by journalist Gabriel Szatan in a three-way auction.   Read more

Music authors get top billing at Victorious music festival

Literacy Live will return to the Victorious Festival in Portsmouth next month, with music authors such as Nick Sadler, Martin James and Trevor Miller providing a main... Read more

White Rabbit snares Bracewell's London 'eulogy'

White Rabbit is to publish a "seductive act of pop cultural time-travel" about London 40 years ago by Michael Bracewell.  Read more

Selby's music imprint Nine Eight Books unveiled by Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books UK has launched its new dedicated music imprint, Nine Eight Books, overseen by Pete Selby.  Read more

Little, Brown to publish biography of Swedish DJ Avicii

Little, Brown has acquired the biography of the late Swedish DJ Avicii written by journalist Måns Mosesson.  Read more

Collins wins the Penderyn Music Book Prize with 'joyous' memoir

Musician Shirley Collins’ memoir All in the Downs (Strange Attractor) has won the Penderyn Music Book Prize for 2019. Read more

Huey Morgan pens music 'rebel heroes' book for Cassell

Octopus Publishing Group’s Cassell Illustrated has commissioned a book on the rebel heroes of popular music by Fun Lovin’ Criminals frontman and DJ Huey Morgan.... Read more

Hendrix and Motorhead biogs to Orion

Orion has bought two biographies, one of Jimi Hendrix and the other of Motorhead, by music writer Mick Wall. Anna Valentine, publishing director, non-fiction, acquired... Read more

Amazon launches voice-activated Echo device

Amazon has unveiled a new device called Amazon Echo, a voice-activated speaker unit which people can use to find information, play music, and create to-do... Read more

The day Amy died

On the anniversary of Amy Winehouse's death, her father recalls special moments spent together - and how he heard that she had died Read more

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