Phew, Eh Readers?: The Life and Writing of Tom Hibbert

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'Superb celebration of his life and work ... a must-read tribute' CLASSIC POP, 5/5

'The funniest and most revealing of all music journalists' - NEIL TENNANT


'A laugh riot' - CLASSIC ROCK

4/5 - Mojo
4/5 - Record Collector
8/10 - Uncut

Idiosyncratic.

Iconoclastic.

Acerbic.

Hilarious.


The influence of Tom Hibbert's music writing across print, radio, TV and podcasts is incomparable. From his genre-defining work at Smash Hits to his 'Who the Hell ... ?' profiles for Q magazine and beyond, this book brings together many of Hibbert's funniest writings.

Compiled by Barney Hoskyns and Jasper Murison-Bowie at Rock's Backpages, the archive of music journalism, Phew, Eh Readers? showcases some of Hibbert's greatest pieces. Presented thematically and chronologically, they highlight his marvellously eccentric perspective on life and popular culture.

Many leading writers and journalists attest to Hibbert's genius. This compendium supplements his writing with new reflections on Tom from some of his peers, colleagues and admirers, including Mark Ellen, Bob Stanley, Tom Doyle, Chris Heath, Sylvia Patterson, along with his widow Allyce.

Phew, Eh Readers? is a must-read homage to one of the most influential writers of our time, a man who left an indelible mark on our cultural landscape.

Product Details

Price
£22.00  £20.90
Publisher
Bonnier Books Ltd
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Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9781788708685

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