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Electronic music owes an incomprehensible debt of gratitude to Kraftwerk. Four electrotechpopmeisters from the Rhineland took their vision of music...
Self-publishers William Eckersley and Alexander Shields reveal the capital’s ragged edges and stale secrets.
The London Scene is a beautifully packaged sequence of six essays that Virginia Woolf composed for Good Housekeeping magazine...
Rough Guides to house and drum‘n’bass have just been published and a similar tome for hip-hop is in the offing, so a Rough...
It's the first decade of the 19th century, and societies of theoretical magic exist all over England – studying the history of magic with...
In recent times of drugs seasons, exclusives and general moral panic, Stuart Walton delivers a thought-provoking and highly readable account of the...
Benny Poteat is a watcher. He watches from the sidelines, through car windows, from the safety of his house – but mostly Benny watches from...
Martin Amis and pornography go together like a hand inside a lubed-up, latex glove. Think of the succession of set-piece fantasies in his cocksure...
The Nation's Favourite is a collection of eyewitness accounts of Radio 1’s transition from the Smashy & Nicey days of old (well,...
Find out if Marilyn Monroe was 'truly schizoid'.
The undeveloped backwater that has escaped infestation by jaded backpackers and tedious soul-searching students clutching the contents of their...
What would you give to learn how to write at the feet of your greatest literary heroes? Sam Kashner was an aspiring poet who, to the bafflement of...
Thompson is widely acknowledged as one of England’s leading lights in the world of literature and his latest book goes all the way towards...
The ageing American oddity known as Robert Anton Wilson is perhaps best known for the Illuminatus trilogy which he co-wrote with Robert...
The Fit is a perplexing little novel. It's a complete contrast to Philip Hensher's previous effort, The Mulberry Empire, a...
Wrong About Japan is something of an oddity and, given that it comes from the pen of a double Booker prize-winning novelist, a bit of a...
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