Ever wondered who the lead character in Absolute Beginners was based on? According to the introduction of Baron’s Court All Change, it was Terry Taylor.
Familiar with the movie Villain with Richard Burton? It’s based on the wonderful Burden of Proof by James Barlow.
Little is in print about this early pop art icon. So Pauline Boty – The Only Blonde In The World is a book to be treasured purely because there isn’t much else.
Love all things, Vespa? You probably need a copy of Vespa – Style and Passion by Valerio Boni and Stefano Cordara.
Another week, another piece of mod fiction. Weekend Dancer by Talcott Levy is certainly part of a rapidly growing industry.
There is a lot of Mod fiction around right now, with Seven Day Fool by Jason Disley being one of the more interesting reads.
Kevin Pearce’s ode to Mod and pop culture from the 1960s onwards is given a second viewing. It’s every bit as good as I recall.
A book of Mod images? The Scenester checks out the newly-released I’m One – 21st-Century Mods by Horst Friedrichs.