Music and Film

Born to Run

Paperback, 01/09/2017, €12.95
A revelatory memoir by a legendary rock star.

Room to Dream

Hardback, 12/06/2018, €23.00
The extraordinary and highly anticipated memoir from visionary film-maker David Lynch

Useless Magic: Lyrics and Poetry

Hardback, 05/07/2018, €27.05

Paul Simon: The Life

Paperback, 08/05/2018, €20.30
This is an intimate, candid, and definitive biography written with Simon's participation and encouragement by acclaimed biographer and music writer Robert Hilburn.

Bruce Lee: A Life

Paperback, 05/06/2018, €20.30
The first authoritative biography of film star Bruce Lee, who made martial arts a global phenomenon, bridged the divide between eastern and western cultures, and smashed long-held stereotypes of Asians and Asian-Americans.


Paperback, 08/03/2018, €20.30
"You have the luck of Croesus on stilts (as my Auntie Vi would have said) if you've had the sort of career, ups and downs, warts and all that I have in that wondrous little corner of show business called musical theatre."

Just Kids

Paperback, 01/12/2010, €12.95
Winner of the 2010 Non-Fiction National Book Award Patti Smith's evocative, honest and moving coming-of-age story of her extraordinary relationship with the artist Robert Mapplethorpe

Grip of Film

Paperback, 07/06/2018, €12.95
Gordy LaSure's alwaystalking about films and how they'd be a shit ton better if only people would pull their asses out of their ears and listen to Gordy LaSure. The voyage of this book can be categorised as an attempt to understand How In Hell Film Works.

This is Your Brain on Music: Understanding a Human Obsession

Hardback, 01/05/2008, €12.95
Explains how humans experience music and unravels the mystery of our perennial love affair with it. Using musical examples from Bach to the Beatles, this work reveals the role of music in human evolution, shows how our musical preferences begin to form even before we are born, and explains why music can offer such an emotional experience.