I work with a broad range of clients, including Guinness World Records, Thames and Hudson, Quarto, Blake Publishing and Condé Nast magazines. Usually I am asked to work as a copy editor, but I've also served as a general editor – liaising with freelance writers and an in-house team of creatives – and proofreader. I have contributed to several titles as a writer.
What did Time magazine consider the twentieth-century's greatest album? Which anthem by Prince was an attempt to emulate Bob Seger? And what links Count Basie and Batman?If you thought you knew your music, then think again. 1001Albums You Must Hear Before You Die, is totally revised and fully updated for 2013, and is the definitive guide to accompany your interest in music. Written by top UK a... read more
What links Lead Belly, Lonnie Donegan and Black Betty? Whose gravestoneinspired Phil Spector's first hit? And for which song did Johnny Rotten replace the singer from Def Leppard?The rich history of popular music is built on a foundation of classic songs. From Tin Pan Alley to the Brill Building, Bob Dylan to Kurt Cobain, and Joni Mitchell to Amy Winehouse, gifted songwriters have crafted a ch... read more
Motown: The Sound of Young America is the definitive, authorised visual history of the Detroit-based independent record company which became a style unto itself, a prolific and hugely successful production line of suave, sassy and sophisticated music through the sixties, seventies and eighties. Featuring extensive, specially commissioned photography of treasures gathered from the archives, thi... read more
Traces the evolution of artistic development period by period, with the illustrated, in-depth text covering every genre of art, from painting and sculpture to conceptual art and performance. This title helps you discover what the great artistic periods and movements of the world were all about.
Offers an overview of photography, placing it in the context of the social and cultural developments that have taken place globally since its arrival. This title traces the rapid evolution of photographic style, period by period and movement by movement.
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The record-breaking record annual is back and full of incredible accomplishments, spectacular stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements. You'll discover hundreds of photographs, thousands of new stats and facts, and exciting features. There's only one place you'll find all this and more, and that's Guinness World Records 2018! This hardback book has 256 pages and measures:... read more
Marc Bolan was the wizard who brought magic to rock music - his heart beat to the rhythm of rock. Moving from early folk influences and songs on the mythology of Tolkien, he transformed himself into a unique, sparkling and effervescent glam-rock icon. His boogie roots combined with Marc's own natural glitter dust, and propelled him forward on an adventure, with fortunes that were to ebb and fl... read more
Beck Hansen is one of the most influential musicians in the world. His fans include everyone from Bjork and Damon Albarn to Bono and Noel Gallagher, who describes him as his hero. His single 'Loser' was the anthem of the slacker generation and since then he has had two million-selling albums, Mellow Gold, and Odelay, both considered to be amongst the best albums of the 90s, and won a handful o... read more
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