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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

Nov 22, 2017 Books Web Exclusive

From the ages of 14 to 16, Dianne Lake was a member of Charles Manson's cult. With Member of the Family, she tells her incredibly personal story from out of place child to teenager enrapt with this twisted "guru," including with it all of the horrors that would inevitably follow. More

Oct 25, 2017 Books Web Exclusive

As comprehensive a history of Full Moon Entertainment as one could ever imagine being assembled. More

Charles J. Sykes

How The Right Lost Its Mind

Published by St. Martin’s Press

Oct 23, 2017 Books Web Exclusive

How The Right Lost Its Mind is a history lesson from longtime conservative Charles J. Sykes on how the Right went wrong and ultimately ended up at Trump. More

I Me Mine: The Extended Edition

Published by Genesis Publications

Oct 13, 2017 Books Web Exclusive

For some time now the rock musician memoir or autobiography has become a cottage industry, producing critically acclaimed books and publishing bestsellers. One of the first truly significant rock musician memoirs was I Me Mine written by George Harrison and published in 1980. More

Peter Hook

Substance: Inside New Order

Published by Dey Street

Jul 19, 2017 Books Web Exclusive

With the epic Substance, Peter Hook provides the complete history of New Order. More

Jun 02, 2017 Books Web Exclusive

With When Genres Collide, Matt Brennan takes a critical look at the interaction between jazz and rock and roll. More