Biography & Autobiography


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    Creation Stories: Riots, Raves And Running A Label
    Alan McGee - Paperback - Pan Books
    Alan McGee's role in shaping British culture over the past 30 years is hard to overstate. As founder of Creation Records he brought us the music that defined an era. A charismatic Glaswegian who partied just as hard as any of the bands on his notoriously dissolute label, he became a star himself. In 'Creation Stories' he tells his story for the first time, from leaving school at 16 to setting up the Living Room club in London, which showcased many emerging indie bands, from managing The Jesus and Mary Chain to co-founding Creation when he was only 23.
  • Cover scan of Creation Stories
    Creation Stories: Riots, Raves And Running A Label
    Alan McGee - Hardback - Sidgwick & Jackson
    Alan McGee's role in shaping British culture over the past 30 years is hard to overstate. As founded of Creation Records he brought us the music that defined an era. A charismatic Glaswegian who partied just as hard as any of the bands on his notoriously dissolute label, he became a star himself. In 'Creation Stories' he tells his story for the first time, from leaving school at 16 to setting up the Living Room club in London, which showcased many emerging indie bands, from managing the Jesus and Mary Chain to co-founding Creation when he was only 23.
  • Cover scan of Creation Stories
    Creation Stories: Riots, Raves And Running A Label
    Alan McGee - Paperback - Sidgwick & Jackson
    Alan McGee's role in shaping British culture over the past 30 years is hard to overstate. As founded of Creation Records he brought us the music that defined an era. A charismatic Glaswegian who partied just as hard as any of the bands on his notoriously dissolute label, he became a star himself. In 'Creation Stories' he tells his story for the first time, from leaving school at 16 to setting up the Living Room club in London, which showcased many emerging indie bands, from managing the Jesus and Mary Chain to co-founding Creation when he was only 23.
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    The Cupboard Under The Stairs: A Boy Trapped In Hell--
    Paul Mason - Paperback - Mainstream
    Paul Mason's father was a policeman. He was also a member of a sadistic paedophile ring that operated on the outskirts of Carlisle during the 1960s. He would keep Paul locked up and naked in a tiny cupboard under the stairs of their home before sexually abusing him. This title tells Paul's story.
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    The Cocaine Diaries: A Venezuelan Prison Nightmare
    Paul Keany - Paperback - Mainstream Publishing
    When Paul Keany proceeded through Caracas airport in Venezuela with six kilos of cocaine hidden in his suitcase, he was expecting a holiday in the sun with a pay packet of 10,000 Euros: enough to pay off a bank loan and a few small debts. But Paul quickly realised he was in serious trouble.
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    Can't Be Satisfied: The Life And Times Of Muddy Waters
    Robert Gordon - Paperback - Canongate
    This is the long-awaited biography of the man who invented electric blues, rising from the cotton fields to Chicago's South Side, and then on to international stardom. It follows Muddy through scores of women, hits, and moments of divine grace.
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    Confessions Of A Good Girl
    Andrea McLean - Paperback - Pan
    This is the honest, entertaining and often surprising autobiography of one of our favourite 'Loose Women'. Andrea McLean is much loved for her bubbly, warm personality. But her life has seen its share of heartache, as well as love and happiness, and now she's finally ready to tell the full story.
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    Crosstown Traffic: Jimi Hendrix And Post-War Pop
    Charles Shaar Murray - Paperback - Canongate
    This text traces the sources of Hendrix's talent, showing how his knowledge of black musical traditions enabled him to cross racial barriers and achieve legendary status as both musician and performer.
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    Call The Fire Brigade: Friendships, Fire And Fear
    Allan Grice - Paperback - Mainstream
    Allan Grice recounts his most memorable experiences as a member of the London Fire Brigade in the 1970s. He worked the city's East End, with its myriad commercial premises, brooding Thames-side warehouses, seedy tenements, and its colourful cosmopolitan community, ranging from prosperous manufacturers to down-and-out winos.
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    Caspar Hauser: Inertia Of The Heart
    Jakob Wassermann - Paperback - Floris
    This is a classic book which tells the story of Kaspar Hauser's remarkable, short life and his effect on those who met him. Wassermann interviewed many people connected with Hauser to glean as much detail as possible, to best try to understand the strange young man.

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