Allie Rowbottom

Jell-O Girls: A Family History

Published by Little, Brown

Aug 29, 2018 Books Web Exclusive

With Jell-O Girls, Allie Rowbottom grapples with life and legacy in the shadow of the classic American brand. More

Jul 12, 2018 Books Web Exclusive

Greg Prato's The Yacht Rock Book aims to be the definitive document of the genre, an oral history examining everything yacht rock. More

Russ Gomm

The Blair Witch Project

Published by Arrow Books

Jul 02, 2018 Books Web Exclusive

In the last dying gasps of the 20th Century, The Blair Witch Project came along and made an impact on the horror genre of a magnitude to which few other films can lay claim. More

Jun 27, 2018 Books Web Exclusive

Laura Davis-Chanin, drummer for The Student Teachers, shares her story of '70s NYC rock and roll and mingling with the likes of David Bowie and Debbie Harry. More

Apr 10, 2018 Books Web Exclusive

Full of erudition and insight, John Andrew Fredrick's book on the early films of Wes Anderson also has a great feel for the auteur's characters, and for Anderson himself. More

Jenn Pelly

The Raincoats

Published by Bloomsbury

Mar 13, 2018 Books Web Exclusive

The Raincoats' eponymous debut is one of the unique albums ever to manifest itself on 12" vinyl. Jenn Pelly's book is a fine addition to the 33 1/3 canon. More

Feb 16, 2018 Books Web Exclusive

In The Girl on the Velvet Swing, historian Simon Baatz endeavors to untangle the myth and mystery of actress Evelyn Nesbit and the murder of New York architect Stanford White. More

Jan 30, 2018 Books Web Exclusive

From its roots in a song by D.C.'s Minor Threat through to becoming a worldwide outsider scene, Tony Rettman presents the history of the curious and contentious movement known as "straight edge." More

Jan 12, 2018 Books Web Exclusive

Bruce Dickinson, frontman of heavy metal behemoths Iron Maiden, throws his hat into the autobiography ring with What Does This Button Do?. More