Category: Book reviews

U2 Revolution By Mat Snow

U2: Revolution By Mat Snow (Race Point Publishing) Yes, there are plenty of U2 bios out there – some good, some dreadful, and a couple pretty great. There are also a number of hardcover, coffee table-sized books on the band…

Star Wars Art Posters: By LucasFilm Ltd

Star Wars Art – Posters By LucasFilm Ltd (Abrams) Admittedly, the appeal for this book is a little narrow. That being said, if you’re a Star Wars fan, my God, this coffee table is nirvana between two covers! This beautiful,…

The Drop By Dennis Lehane

The Drop By Dennis Lehane (William Morrow) Dennis Lehane is no stranger to Hollywood, having seen his books Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone and Shutter Island all make their way from the bookshelf to movie screen. The Drop is different…

The Farm: By Tom Rob Smith

The Farm By Tom Rob Smith (Grand Central Publishing) British novelist Tom Rob Smith is best known for his award-winning Child 44 series, but The Farm, his latest book, is certain to continue to the parade of acclaim and likely…

The Hacienda How Not to Run a Club: By Peter Hook

The Hacienda How Not to Run a Club by Peter Hook (It Books) Peter Hook, known best as the co-founder and bassist for the wildly influential bands Joy Division and New Order, can also add fledgling club co-owner to his…

Face the Music By Paul Stanley

Face the Music By Paul Stanley (Harper One) There’s an old saying that he who laughs last laughs best, and that is the case here. Paul Stanley, lead singer and founding member of KISS, despite being a front man and…