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    Writer to Writer

    By Ciaran Carty

    Paperback £10.86

    This is a genre-crossing collection of interviews and essays that recounts in intimate detail encounters with many of the world's foremost writers.

    I An Distracted by Everything

    By Liza Tarbuck

    Hardback £12.65

    The first annual for adults of it's kind.Combining the spirit of Britain's much-loved Bunty and Judy annuals with the humour of the Python classic Bert Fegg's Nasty Book for Boys and Girls, I An Distracted By Everything is a book to pour over, ponder on and laugh uproariously with.

    People at Work: The Rock Star

    By Jason Hazeley

    Hardback £7.25

    THE PERFECT GIFT for the music lover. __________________________________ 'This is the rock star. His name is Bob Dylan. Bob is rehearsing with his band. It takes a long time. First the band have to learn all of Bob's famous songs. Then Bob has to think of worse tunes he can...

    The Year\'s Work in the Punk Bookshelf, Or, Lusty Scripts

    By Brian James Schill

    Paperback £25.65

    This is the story of the books punks read and why they read them. The Year's Work in the Punk Bookshelf challenges the stereotype that punk rock is a bastion of violent, drug-addicted, uneducated drop outs. Brian James Schill explores how, for decades, punk and postpunk subculture has absorbed, debated,...

    Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 1

    By Jason Stanyek

    Paperback Save £1.50 = £31.49

    This handbook examines how electrical technologies and their corresponding economies of scale have rendered music and sound increasingly mobile-portable, fungible, and ubiquitous. Highly interdisciplinary, the two volumes of the Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies consider, respectively, the devices, markets, and theories of mobile music, and its aesthetics and forms...

    Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 2

    Paperback £31.49

    This handbook examines how electrical technologies and their corresponding economies of scale have rendered music and sound increasingly mobile-portable, fungible, and ubiquitous. Highly interdisciplinary, the two volumes of the Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies consider, respectively, the devices, markets, and theories of mobile music, and its aesthetics and forms...

    From Madman to Crime Fighter: The Scientist in Western Culture

    By Roslynn D. Haynes

    Paperback £23.26

    From Madman to Crime Fighter is the most comprehensive study of the image of the scientist in Western literature and film.

    How to be Cool

    By Thomas Hodgkinson

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    From the co-author of the brilliant How to Sound Cultured, a wry and incisive guide to the people and ideas that have defined cool.

    Seinfeldia

    By Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The New York Times bestseller and hilarious behind-the-scenes story about two guys who went out for coffee and dreamed up Seinfeld.

    (Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love: Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work

    By Brooke Erin Duffy

    Hardback Save £1.29 = £23.71

    An illuminating investigation into a class of enterprising women aspiring to "make it" in the social media economy but often finding only unpaid work

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