Jesus’ Son is a visionary chronicle of dreamers, addicts, & lost souls. These stories tell of spiralling grief & transcendence, of rock bottom & redemption, of getting lost & found & lost again. The narrator of these interlinked stories is a young, unnamed man, reeling from his addiction to heroin & alcohol, his mind at once clouded & made brilliantly lucid by these drugs.

In the course of his adventures, he meets an assortment of people, who seem as alienated and confused as he;…

The Illegalists is a 140 page hardback colour Graphic Novel, drawn by New York Times Bestseller comics book artist and painter “Attila Futaki”. Written by Stefan Vogel and Laura Pierce, coloured by Greg Guilhaumond and lettered by Todd Klein. (Inspired by Richard Parry’s ‘The Bonnot Gang’). These are the hardback copies that were produced as part of the Kickstarter campaign.

The Story Stefan Vogel first discovered ‘The illegalists’ a.k.a ‘The Bonnot Gang’ in London’s oldest radical bookstore ‘Housmans’ in 2009.…

At Hawthorn Time comes a major new novel. Set on a farm in Suffolk just before the Second World War, it introduces a girl on the cusp of adulthood. The autumn of 1933 is the most beautiful Edie Mather can remember, although the Great War still casts its shadow over the fields and villages around her beloved home, Wych Farm. Constance Fitz Allen arrives from London to document fading rural traditions and beliefs.

For Edie, who must soon face the unsettling pressures of adulthood, the glamorous and worldly outsider appears to be a…

Born in Birmingham in 1958, Zephaniah grew up in Jamaica and in Handsworth, where he was sent to an approved school for uncontrollable, rebellious and ‘a born failure’, ending up in jail for burglary. After prison, he turned from crime to music and poetry: ‘I started writing poetry because I didn’t like poetry.’

As a reggae DJ in Handsworth, he refused to mimic other toasters with their chants about Jamaican life, instead turning…

The city stretched beneath his arms was a cluster of skyscrapers & factories, pylons, gasworks & clocktowers, its coastline fraught with crested waves, its hills rising through the urban sprawl like naked limbs. A closer look found the monster-humps of the Forth Bridge bounding over black, nameless water; what was surely the paddle steamer Waverley chugged a narrower channel further south. And there, no mistake, were Glasgow Cathedral & the Necropolis overlooking Dennistoun.

At the foot, sitting on the rim of the picture frame and almost missable, was a tiny man with glasses;…

Focusing upon the production of post-punk art, film, music, & publishing, this book offers new perspectives on an overlooked period of cultural activity, & probes the lessons that might be learnt from history for artists & musicians working under 21st century conditions of austerity.

Full list of contributors: Gavin Butt, Sue Clayton, Kodwo Eshun, Mark Fisher, Green Gartside, Dominic Johnson, Lydia Lunch, Eliete Mejorado,…

The story of Stax Records unfolds like a Greek tragedy. A white brother & sister build a record company that becomes a monument to racial harmony in 1960’s segregated south Memphis. Their success is startling, & Stax soon defines an international sound. Then, after losses both business & personal, the siblings part, & the brother allies with a visionary African-American partner.

Under integrated leadership, Stax explodes as a national player until, Icarus-like, they fall from great heights to a tragic demise.…