PUNK: THE WHOLE STORY BY DORLING KINDERSLEY

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Punk: The Whole Story

Packed with in depths interviews from MOJO’s archives, dazzling phot-features from the best rock photographers of the era, and piles of authentic memorabilia, Punk: The Whole Story by Dorling Kindersley is the complete and completely uncompromising story of rock and rolls most rebellious offspring. Inside the definitive chronicle, you’ll experience the gigs that lit the fuse of a revolution, the three chord classics that defined a generation, the scandals that shocked and awed us, and the fashions, in all their safety pinned glory.

The book is something of a surprise in that it is published by Dorling Kindersley and has the trappings of a library reference. But credit where credit is due this book both comprehensive and concise, contains a massive array of photography including shots from the likes of Dennis Morris, Ray Stevenson and Bob Gruen, and a Foreword from Deborah Harry and an Afterword by Malcolm McLaren. This hard cover book is one of the best factual accounts of PUNK in print that you will find. It is out of print and rare to find.

RARE BOOKS SELECTION – Please note that this book is from our rare books selection which includes limited editions and hard to find prints. This particular book is preowned but in great condition.

If you’re interested in the punk music scene, we also recommend: The Hacienda by Peter Hook and Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-1980 by Toby Mott and Rick Poyner



Punk had burst onto the scene with its aggressive raw energy, confrontational lyrics and rhythm guitars spewing out arrangements that were just unorthodox. It was that moment of revolutionary art, overturning what had gone before.

Our vast selection of Punk books reflects the importance of that subculture from the early 1970’s in New York, through London, The US West Coast, Riot Grrrl through to the current day.  The curated selection includes the photography of Dennis Morris, Kevin Cummins, Sheila Rock and Janette Beckman, biographies of The Undertones, a history of The Roxy club and a good selection of women in Punk including Poly Styrene, Patti Smith, Jordan and Kim Gordon.

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