Paul Brannigan & Ian Winwood

Metallica are the biggest metal band of all time. The California quartet have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide, won nine Grammy Awards, and had five consecutive albums hit ...

Harrison Birtwistle and Fiona Maddocks

Harrison Birtwistle is recognised worldwide as one of the greatest of living composers. His music is both deeply original and highly personal, yet he has always been notoriously reticent about ...

Sally Potter is renowned for her rapport with actors, and for the luminous performances she works with them to produce. Now she strips bare the art and craft of directing ...

Paul Brannigan & Ian Winwood

Metallica are the biggest metal band of all time. The California quartet have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide, won nine Grammy Awards, and had five consecutive albums hit ...

Legendarily reticent, perverse and misleading, Prince is one of the few remaining 80s superstars who still, perhaps, remains unexplained. Now a firm fixture in the pop canon, where such classics ...

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the landscape of television began to undergo an unprecedented transformation. While the networks continued to chase the lowest common denominator, a wave of ...

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For his twelfth book, first published in 1985, Tony Parker was given near-unlimited access by the Ministry of Defence and spent eighteen months interviewing the officers and soldiers of a ...

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For No Man's Land, first published in 1972, Tony Parker persuaded six young unmarried mothers to talk frankly about their lives, their hopes and their problems. As ever Parker ...

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In 1970 Tony Parker was permitted by the Home Office to make a series of visits to HMP Grendon Underwood, the UK's first psychiatric prison, there to interview inmates ...

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First published in 1967, A Man of Good Abilities was Tony Parker's fifth book, and told the story of 65 year-old 'Norman Edwards', a compulsive swindler-embezzler for his whole ...

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'People of the streets ... you become aware of them, and wonder who and what they are ... what kind of lives they have, and what living them means ...'
  
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Five Women, first published in 1965, was Tony Parker's fourth book. Its intended subjects had emerged from Holloway prison for women on the same cold spring morning in 1963 ...

Legendarily reticent, perverse and misleading, Prince is one of the few remaining 80s superstars who still, perhaps, remains unexplained. Now a firm fixture in the pop canon, where such classics ...

Thomas Adès and Tom Service

Thomas Adès is fêted from Los Angeles to London, from New York to Berlin, as the musician who has done more than any other living composer to connect ...

There is no other football club in the world like Celtic. Kevin McCarra's brilliantly researched and eloquent biography of the club explains why.

Celtic: A Biography in Nine Lives ...

Pitched somewhere between Almost Famous and Withnail & I , Apathy for the Devil is a unique document of this most fascinating and troubling of decades - a story of inspiration, success and ...

Ernest Hemingway, Sam Peckinpah, Johnny Cash, Tina Turner, Douglas Adams, Morrissey - all legendary figures whose obsessions, addictions and drives have been well-documented through press interviews, biopics and biographies.

But what ...

Danny Boyle’s journey to Oscar night began in a Catholic working-class family in Lancashire in 1956. After a career in the theatre - working for such esteemed companies as Joint ...

Paul Auster’s novels have earned him the reputation as ‘one of America’s most spectacularly inventive writers.’ He has also brought this sense of invention to the art of ...

Pitched somewhere between Almost Famous and Withnail & I , Apathy for the Devil is a unique document of this most fascinating and troubling of decades - a story of inspiration, success and ...

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