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Life, According By Gerald Logue
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Robert Harper considers the time between his 12th birthday and when he began high school to be the best years of his life. During this time, he kept a personal journal, in which he documented the... More > experiences which shaped his life, and events such as his first kiss, meeting his first crush, attending his first dance, and starting a paper route. When suicide was a flavor of soda, butt-ball was the playground game of choice, and weekends were for hanging out with your friends.< Less
True Tales of a Traveller: Goodbye Sinai By Alix Lee
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True Tales of a Traveller is a series of short stories consisting of several dozen traveller’s tales covering over three decades. Although presented in a short story format for reading... More > convenience, these stories are not fiction. Apart from some of the characters’ names which have been changed to protect their identities, everything in these stories is true. These stories do not all fit neatly into the ‘travel story’ genre, although some will indeed meet most readers’ expectations in this regard. Others are simply adventures - or misadventures - that happen to have taken place in various different countries. The first of this series of stories is called Goodbye Sinai, which is set in 1982, at the time of Israel’s return of the Sinai peninsula to Egypt.< Less
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Normal Wear and Tear By Susan McCarty
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Take a nostalgic and hysterical trip down memory lane as this first time author shares her memories of growing up in a simpler time. These short stories of finding our way in the world as a product... More > of the 80s will keep you laughing and hungry for more.< Less
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Memoirs of a Virtual Caveman By Rob Strangman
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Join veteran gamer, video game fansite webmaster, and born storyteller, Rob Strangman as he takes you on a tour of some of the most defining moments in video game history as seen through his eyes.... More > From the fall of Atari to the emergence of the Sony PlayStation and beyond, Rob relates tales of the adventures that were had during the golden age of gaming. Rob also discusses his experiences with importing, the "gamer" stereotype, and shares his opinions on the current state of gaming. While Rob may have been the original "Virtual Caveman," he certainly wasn't the only one. Included here are many other stories and contributions from gamers both young and old. Also within these pages you will find interviews with many of the gaming industry's veterans: David Crane, Howard Scott Warshaw, Martin Alessi, Yuzo Koshiro, Kouichi "Isuke" Yotsui and more.< Less
200 Letters To Paris By Paris Welch
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Set from 1983 through 1986, 200 Letters to Paris follows an all-American, Italian boy from Maspeth, Queens as he squats his way through England and West Berlin. Having "worked for the mob"... More > making subs and mopping floors in his teens, he knows the value of a buck and becomes a “capitalist anarchist.” In Brixton, Paris starts a squat and builds the desperate city’s first anarchist bar. Eventually growing tired of English accents, being damp and making grubby punkers egg sandwiches for 10 pence, he leaves for West Berlin. Through collected letters from family and friends, Paris faces life’s universal hypocrisies with whipping wit, compassion and the charm of a spoiled brat in a leather jacket and pink mohawk. Forward by Stu Spasm of Lubricated Goat.< Less
My Mythological Narrative- a Rock Odyssey By Robert Crenshaw
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A story of a old man's reflections as he looks back about upon his childhood and then a life he once had as a successful Rock musician; the lessons learned from those adventures, and the task of... More > putting it all in context. If you were ever in a band or loved someone who was, I think you will enjoy the community and shared experience.< Less
The Psychedelic Confessions Of A Primal Screamer By Martin St. John
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Many bands claim to be era-defining. Few are. Primal Scream were. If you have ever wondered what it would be like to be at the birth of one of rock n roll’s bastard offspring then this book is... More > for you. Martin St John was Primal Scream’s leather gloved flailing skeleton, bashing away on the tambourine in the 1960s obsessive, garage psyche , mid-eighties period. He was there, bang central , in the middle of the psychedelic maelstom-in the days before Screamadelica, in the days before Top Of The Pops, in the days before Glastonbury - and he has a story to tell. If you think you know Primal Scream, think again. The Psychedelic Confessions Of A Primal Screamer will introduce you to six Glaswegian garage heads hell bent on acid, hard kicks and psychedelia. And there’s more again....< Less
ERASURE By Harry Lime
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Erasure, are a synthpop duo, comprising singer / songwriter Andy Bell with keyboardist / songwriter Vince Clarke that formed in London as part of the club scene during 1985. Their debut single was... More > "Who Needs Love Like That", the duo establishing themselves on the UK Singles Chart with their 4th single, "Sometimes", becoming one of the most successful acts of the late '80s to mid-'90s.< Less

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