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It’s The Beer Talking

It’s The Beer Talking

Ian Claytons memoir on a life of adventures in public houses. ‘Brimming with laughter, tall stories, great memories and endless rounds of wonderful beer. It’s also a call to arms to save this unique institution.’ – Roger Protz, Editor Good Beer Guide 2000-2018

Thro My Eyes: A Memoir

Thro My Eyes: A Memoir

Iain Matthews’s compelling memoir of a life on the road, in the studio and at home, through the eyes of one of our most enduring singer-songwriters. Choice of First Edition Hardback or a Deluxe Edition, which comes complete with an accompanying double CD of Iain’s songs.

You Can Drum But You Can’t Hide

You Can Drum But You Can’t Hide

Memoir from Manchester drummer Simon Wolstencroft, a musician who connects across all the iconic Manchester bands. ‘Wolstencroft’s book gives us a whole new perspective about Manchester’s music scene. A cracking read.’ — Louder Than War

The Big Midweek – Life Inside The Fall

The Big Midweek – Life Inside The Fall

The first insider’s account of life inside The Fall: unprecedented insight into the intense, highly-charged creative atmosphere within the most talked about band of that last 30 years. A Guardian Book of the Year 2014

Nothing Ever Happens In Wentbridge

Nothing Ever Happens In Wentbridge

A true story from the emotional front line of a first love. This beautiful and vivid account of Mark and Janet, their lives, love and loss, shows how the mind has an uncanny ability to ignore what it doesn’t want to acknowledge. Until it has to.

Carpet Burns

Carpet Burns

Carpet Burns is Tom Hingley’s account of his life as lead singer of Inspiral Carpets. ‘This is a fascinating and unique book about a unique and fascinating life. Memoirs are made of this.’ – David Quantick

Right Up Your Street

Right Up Your Street

The Express Columns Volume One: a compendium of real stories drawn from the weekly columns Ian Clayton has written for his local paper, the Pontefract and Castleford Express.

Song For My Father

Song For My Father

‘Song For My Father breaks your heart then puts it back together, often with the kindness of strangers. Clayton unearths the poetry of the everyday and his journey makes us re-evaluate our own. A rare thing, a book that makes us laugh, cry and question.’ – Alice Nutter

Away From the Light of Day

Away From the Light of Day

Inspiring autobiography of Amadou and Mariam and their early years in Mali.

‘Amadou and Mariam are set to become a phenomenon.’ – The Times

Bringing It All Back Home

Bringing It All Back Home

Heart warming, moving and laugh out loud funny, Bringing It All Back Home by Ian Clayton is the truest book you will ever read about music and the things that really matter.

‘One of the best books about popular music ever written.’ – Alan Lewis, Record Collector

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