In Girl in a Band Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth and role model for a generation of women, tells her story. Filled with the sights and sounds of a changing world and a remarkable life, Girl in a Band is a moving, evocative chronicle of an extraordinary artist.
In this, the first book to take a big-picture view of the entire post punk period, acclaimed author and music journalist Simon Reynolds recreates a time of tremendous urgency and idealism in pop music.
A scientific detective story combining genetics, linguistics, archaeology and historical record that shatters the myths we have come to live by. It demonstrates that the Anglo-Saxon invasions contributed just a tiny fraction to the English gene pool.
Presenting a rebuttal of religious fundamentalism and blind belief, the author demolishes the myths on which Christianity was built, challenges believers to open their eyes to the contradictions of their faith and warns us of the dangers of America's ever increasing unification of Church and State.
Secrets and Lies charts the life's journey of a woman history has refused to let go, who can never escape being Christine Keeler. She remains forever a headline It is the fascinating and shocking account of personal sacrifice, unstinting resolve and triumphant survival, set against a backdrop of political turmoil and Cold War espionage.