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Hooky Hacienda Book & CD
Ben Hewitt , September 9th, 2009 07:41

Relive Manchester heydays

Former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook will release his book detailing the history of the legendary Hacienda nightclub next month.

The Hacienda - How Not To Run A Club will be released on October 5.

On the same date, The Hacienda - Acid House Classics, a double CD compilation of classic Hacienda tunes compiled by Hook, will also be released.

Hooky will also be fielding questions about the book at the FAC 51 The Hacienda Acid House Classics Facebook page, with the best two questions winning a signed copy of the book and the album.

And the bassist will also embark on a signing tour for the book on the following dates:

October 3 HMV, Market Street, Manchester
Signing from 5pm

October 5 HMV, Northumberland St, Newcastle Signing from 5pm

October 6 Waterstones @ The Arches, Glasgow Signing and Q&A from 7.30pm

October 7 Borders, Magdalen St, Oxford Signing & Q&A from 6pm

October 9 Fopp, Covent Garden, London Signing from 6pm and Fopp @ Wax Jamba Islington, London DJ Set from 8pm

October 10 Borders, Queen's Rd, Bristol Signing From 6pm

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