As well as a couple of fanzines Hope Publications have published 4 books to date

Document – A Story of Hope (now out of Stock)

In Concert (now out of Stock)

Great Gig Memories From Punks and Friends available here

Our latest Venture is Punks Listen

Hope Collective’s next publication is now available for Pre-Order.

PUNKS LISTEN is the third in a series of ‘benefit books’ from the Hope Collective, Dublin’s punk/Do-It-Yourself Collective. It is now available for pre-order, shipping week starting October 9.

The new book is a collection of pieces of writing from musicians, writers, actors and music fans. They were asked to write about a record (or a gig) that was significant to them and includes over 200 contributions from people including:

Amanda Palmer, Suggs (Madness), Roddy Doyle (The Commitments), Mike Scott (The Waterboys), Gaye Black (The Adverts), Henry Rollins, Andy Cairns (Therapy?), Mike Watt (Minutemen), Josephine Wiggs (The Breeders), Kevin Godley (10cc),Tim Burgess (The Charlatans), Manda Rin (Bis), Justin Sullivan (New Model Army), Hugo Burnham (Gang of Four), Stephen Rapid (The Radiators, Trouble Pilgrims), John Robb (Membranes), Andy Moor (The Ex), Tav Falco, Franz Nicolay (The Hold Steady), Roger Miller (Mission of Burma), Dick Lucas (Subhumans/Citizen Fish/Culture Shock), Marshall Keith (The Slickee Boys), Joolz Denby, Jon Langford (The Mekons, The Three Johns), Dave Smalley (Dag nasty/DYS/All/Down By Law), Stan Erraught (Stars of heaven), Dunstan Bruce (Chumbawamba/Interrobang), Gaye Black (The Adverts), Attila The Stockbroker, Vic Goddar (Subway Sect), Thor Harris (Swans), Rob Moss (Artificial Peace/Government Issue), Jerry A. Lang (Poison Idea), Ivor Hanson (SOA, Faith, Embrace), Jeff Pezatti (Naked Raygun), Nicole Thomas(Fire Party), Sinéad Gleeson, Rónán Hession, Aidan Gillen, Brendan Canty (Fugazi, Rites of Spring, the Messthetics), David Gedge (The Wedding Present), Josephine Wiggs (The Breeders), Shawna Potter (War on Women), Andy Cairns (Therapy?), Suzi Moon and so many more

The book will be out in late October but you have a chance to pre-order now to ensure you get one for Christmas.

Up the punks

5 thoughts on “Books

  1. Hi Guys
    Ordered my book last week.
    Have not heard from you.
    When is it likely to arrive.
    Looks like a great read.

  2. Hi Niall,
    I order a copy of your book for a buddy in Florida
    I thought I received a confirmation but I can’t locate it on my phone.

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