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.

Out now: Paul Smith’s Cycling Scrapbook (Thames and Hudson)

by Modculture 24 May, 2016

There are so many mods with an interest in cycling, which might also mean an interest in Paul Smith’s Cycling Scrapbook, which has just been released by Thames and Hudson. Continue Reading

Book signing event: Aim High – Paul Weller in Photographs 1978 – 2015 by Tom Sheehan

by Modculture 8 May, 2016

We gave featured the book in the past, which was available to buy online via Pledge Music. But if you want a signed copy of Aim High – Paul Weller in Photographs 1978 – 2015 by Tom Sheehan, you can get one of those too. Continue Reading

New book: Ready Steady Girls – The Other Side Of The Mod Equation

by Modculture 8 May, 2016

This is a Kickstarter project, so if you want to own a copy of Ready Steady Girls – The Other Side Of The Mod Equation, then you need to put your money where your mouth is. Continue Reading

Interview: Jim McCarthy talks the Living For Kicks and the Keith Moon graphic novels

by Modculture 6 May, 2016

Two new mod-related graphic novels will be on the shelves soon – Living For Kicks and Who Are You? The Life & Death of Keith Moon. We talk to the man behind both of them, Jim McCarthy. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Don’t You Leave Me Here: My Life by Wilko Johnson

by Modculture 24 April, 2016

We mentioned a short time back that he is behind a new Chess label compilation, but as well as that, you can also pick up a book too. That book is Don’t You Leave Me Here: My Life by Wilko Johnson. Continue Reading

New Mojo 60s magazine now on the shelves

by Modculture 6 April, 2016

Good news if you are a fan of Mojo 60s – the new edition (number five) has hit the shelves this week. Continue Reading

Out this week: Kill ‘Em and Leave: Searching for the Real James Brown by James McBride

by Modculture 4 April, 2016

Actually, bot just out this week, Kill ‘Em and Leave: Searching for the Real James Brown by James McBride is actually hitting the shelves tomorrow. Continue Reading

New book: Breaking Stones: 1963-1965 A Band on the Brink of Superstardom

by Modculture 30 March, 2016

If you like the idea of a book full of images of the Rolling Stones in the band’s formative years, then you need a copy of Breaking Stones: 1963-1965 A Band on the Brink of Superstardom. Continue Reading

Out now: Sixties House by Catriona Gray

by Modculture 30 March, 2016

The archives of House and Garden provide the inspiration to go back in time, with the Sixties House book by Catriona Gray picking out the best of the decade. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Aim High – Paul Weller in Photographs 1978 – 2015 by Tom Sheehan

by Modculture 24 March, 2016

Complete with a foreword from the man himself, Aim High – Paul Weller in Photographs 1978 – 2015 by Tom Sheehan is heading your way in May, but is available to order from today. Continue Reading