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.

Coming soon: Can You Show Me A Dream – The Ronnie Lane Story by Paolo Hewitt and John Hellier

by Modculture 29 November, 2016

Of course, everyone should own a copy of the All Too Beautiful Steve Marriott biography. Hopefully Can You Show Me A Dream – The Ronnie Lane Story by Paolo Hewitt and John Hellier will be equally as essential. Continue Reading

Kickstarter project: The Jam: The Start to 77 by Ian Snowball and Rick Buckler

by Modculture 21 November, 2016

Another book on The Jam you say? Well, this one is a little different. The Jam: The Start to 77 by Ian Snowball and Rick Buckler is actually a graphic novel. Continue Reading

Ready Steady Girls by Jason Brummell, Ian Snowball and Mark Baxter (Suave Collective Publishing)

by Modculture 17 November, 2016

Claire Mahoney reviews the limited edition Ready Steady Girls book, which is devoted to the women of the mod scene. Continue Reading

Bargain spotting: The Style Council Discographies by Iain Munn

by Modculture 15 November, 2016

What does 99p get you these days? Not a lot, that’s for sure. But it does get you The Style Council Discographies by Iain Munn. Continue Reading

Paul Anderson’s upcoming Mod Art book now on pre-order

by Modculture 14 November, 2016

It isn’t out for some time, but Mod Art by Paul Anderson is already on pre-order at Amazon. Continue Reading

Ready Steady Girls book now available to pre-order at Amazon

by Modculture 7 September, 2016

If you didn’t reserve one via the Kickstarter project to finance the book, you can now pre-order a copy of the Ready Steady Girls book at Amazon. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Jazz Festival: Jim Marshall (Reel Art Press)

by Modculture 1 September, 2016

If you see the name Graham Marsh attached to something, there’s every chance that it is a stylish piece of work. With that in mind, we have high hopes for  Jazz Festival: Jim Marshall, which is heading your way via Reel Art Press. Continue Reading

Coming soon: The Jam – Start! Again by Neil Allen

by Modculture 10 August, 2016

If you love The Jam – and as you’re reading this site there’s a good chance you do – then you might want to pick up The Jam – Start! Again by Neil Allen. Continue Reading

The Who: In The City – Every Show, Every London Venue Played 1963 – 2016 by Ian Snowball (New Haven Publishing)

by Modculture 19 July, 2016

Well, Ian Snowball is certainly prolific. Not content with producing Keith Moon: There Is No Substitute, he has now got The Who: In The City ready for launch too. Continue Reading

New book: Buttoned Down – My Life With Ben And Beyond by Daphne Sherman and Terry Rawlings

by Modculture 13 July, 2016

Thanks to Jason Brummell for putting me onto Buttoned Down – My Life With Ben And Beyond by Daphne Sherman and Terry Rawlings, which will be available though Substitute Publishing and will definitely be of interest to a mod audience. Continue Reading