Book of the week – Hunger Makes me a modern girl

Hunger makes me a modern girlA memoirCarrie brownsteinRiverhead books https://vimeo.com/131799697 Carrie Brownstein is not your typical rock band member. At first glance There was no broken home, little introvertnes. Maybe the opposite. This was a happy kid looking for recognition amongst her peers. As a girl Carrie the 80s meant George Michael, Madonna and Duran … Continue reading Book of the week – Hunger Makes me a modern girl

Book of the Week – Radical Hope

radical HopeLetters of love and dissent in dangerous times Carolina DeRobertisVintage books Dear friends living in the US. I understand some of you are hurting st the moment. We all have issues in our countries with those in powers. I have friends all over the world who are wishing for some thing to change in … Continue reading Book of the Week – Radical Hope

Book of the week – Double Nickels on the Dime

33 1/3double nickels in the dimeMichael t. FournierBloomsbury press https://youtu.be/ojOeUfCnY5o?list=PLNbMX2YXmA85sluATxsrg7TpsukXiyafs I’ve spoke and written about this series in the past where classic albums get dissected by fans. Ones I’ve appreciated have been takes on American hardcore classics from dead Kennedy’s, fugazi and jawbreaker. Whenever the words hardcore classic are joined together in an American music … Continue reading Book of the week – Double Nickels on the Dime

Book of the Week – There is no planet B

There is no planet BMike Berners LeeCambridge university press Any book that proclaims “in the 21st century it is totally unhelpful to have organisations that exist primarily in order to make profit” is going to pique my interest. Being a Cambridge university press publication I had some trepidation in that it would be coated in … Continue reading Book of the Week – There is no planet B

Book of the week – Fxxked up Reader

Fucked up readerBryan Ray turcotteGinkgo press This book has given me the best quote I’ve read about punk rock “ It was just a movement, where anyone who cared could be part of something that really mattered” Shawn stern from byo records and youth brigade. But who did it really matter to! The thousands of … Continue reading Book of the week – Fxxked up Reader

Book of the week – A Keeper

A keeperGraham Norton Hodder and Stoughton My second graham Norton book in less than a year. What is the world coming to? However norton the comedian or norton the chat show host isn’t quite the same as Norton the novelist. He writes with an eloquence that isn’t evident when he is dumping people off a … Continue reading Book of the week – A Keeper