Books

The written word, whether that’s mod reference books, niche books or mod-related fiction. Old classics or new releases, you’ll find them featured here and hopefully, reviewed here too.

The Jam head up the new Mojo magazine

by Modculture 16 November, 2017

It says January, but the new Mojo magazine will be to a lot sooner than that. Continue Reading

Kickstarter book project: Welsh Mod – Our Story

by Modculture 14 November, 2017

A new, high quality photography book covering the Mod scene in Wales is heading your way if you back it. It goes by the name of Welsh Mod – Our Story. Continue Reading

Absolute Beginners by Colin MacInnes (Allison & Busby)

by Modculture 21 October, 2017

Some years back, I saw Paul Weller on TV talking a book he’d apparently just re-read. That book was called Absolute Beginners, written by Colin MacInnes. Continue Reading

Getting Carter – Ted Lewis and the Birth of Brit Noir by Nick Triplow

by Modculture 9 October, 2017

You have heard of Get Carter, but do you know much about, Ted Lewis, the man behind it? If you don’t, you might be interested in Getting Carter by Nick Triplow. Continue Reading

Something Beginning With O by Kevin Pearce

by Modculture 17 September, 2017

Kevin Pearce’s ode to mod and pop culture from the 1960s onwards is given a second viewing. Continue Reading

The Jam and a Vision of The Albion by Derek D’Souza (Studio Skellett)

by Modculture 17 August, 2017

Claire Mahoney reviews Derek D’Souza’s new The Jam and a Vision of The Albion book of photos capturing the band its height. Continue Reading

On pre-order: Mods A Way Of Life by Patrick Potter

by Modculture 17 July, 2017

This has just popped onto the pre-order listings – Mods A Way Of Life by Patrick Potter. Continue Reading

Shindig! magazine goes mod with Weller and Marriott

by Modculture 23 June, 2017

It’s always worth buying, but it looks like Shindig! magazine might be a little more appealing this month. Continue Reading

Who The Hell Is Frank Wilson by Pete McKenna

by Modculture 25 May, 2017

I’ve been meaning to read Who The Hell Is Frank Wilson by Pete McKenna for some time. In the last week I finally got around to it. Continue Reading

Weekend Dancer by Talcott Levy (Old Dog Books)

by Modculture 15 May, 2017

Another week, another piece of mod fiction. Weekend Dancer by Talcott Levy is certainly part of a rapidly growing industry. Continue Reading