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: Mods – The New Religion! book by Paul ‘Smiler’ Anderson

by Modculture 8 April, 2014

We have been looking forward to the arrival of Mods – The New Religion! by Paul ‘Smiler’ Anderson, as there’s every chance that it could be the definitive book on the 1960s mod scene. However, we have some good news and bad news. Continue Reading

Heavy Soul fanzine issue 22 plus free CD now available

by Modculture 8 April, 2014

Good value as ever from the Heavy Soul fanzine, with issue 22 offering all the features plus a 20-track CD. Continue Reading

eBay watch: True Detective – Mods and Rockers issue

by Modculture 11 March, 2014

Here’s something of an oddity from the 1960s, a True Detective Mods and Rockers issue. Continue Reading

Absolute Beginners is a 99p Amazon Kindle Daily Deal

by Modculture 2 March, 2014

The headline says it all really, you can get a copy of Absolute Beginners for just 99p for the Amazon Kindle. Continue Reading

Out now: The Who Before The Who by Doug Sandom (updated)

by Modculture 1 March, 2014

He was the band’s original drummer and now he’s written a book about it. In fact, you can get The Who Before The Who by Doug Sandom right now. Continue Reading

New book: Quadrophenia by Stephen Glynn

by Modculture 20 February, 2014

We have a copy heading our way for review, but in the meantime, we thought we would flag up Quadrophenia by Stephen Glynn in case you want to get your hands on a copy regardless. Continue Reading

Vespa by Velerio Boni and Azzurra Della Penna published by Prestel

by Modculture 18 February, 2014

The title says it all really. Vespa by Velerio Boni and Azzurra Della Penna is a book about the iconic scooter. Continue Reading

Coming soon: The Style Council: Mr Cool’s Dream by Iain Munn updated for 2014

by Modculture 31 January, 2014

The book has been around for a while, so you might have an earlier edition. But The Style Council: Mr Cool’s Dream by Iain Munn will be returning once more soon, with a 2014 edition. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Heavy Soul mod fanzine issue 21

by Modculture 31 January, 2014

There’s a new issue of Heavy Soul coming out soon – and this site happens to be featured in it. Continue Reading

Video: Talking Quadrophenia – A Fans View plus new book by Simon Wells

by Modculture 5 December, 2013

A couple of related items here, one for now, one for later. The one for now is the video of Talking Quadrophenia – A Fans View. Continue Reading