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.

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

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

by Modculture 14 November, 2016

It isn’t out yet, 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

Coming soon: Punks On Scooters – The Bristol Mod Revival 1979 – 1985

by Modculture 12 July, 2016

It isn’t actually out until October and as yet, there doesn’t seem to be anywhere to pre-order it. But it’s still worth flagging up Punks On Scooters – The Bristol Mod Revival 1979 – 1985 by Michael W Salter. Continue Reading

Paul Hallam Odds & Sods book signing at the Photographers’ Gallery, London

by Modculture 24 June, 2016

We have mentioned the book before, but if you want a signed copy, get yourself over to the Photographers’ Gallery in London tomorrow (25th June 2016), where Paul Hallam will be signing his Odds & Sods book. Continue Reading