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Repeater Books 2016 Plans
Christian Eede , December 17th, 2015 17:04

Books to include a look at US punk and riot grrrl as well as socio-political state of the UK

With the year coming to an end and Repeater Books having presented a couple of excellent panel discussions at Unsound regarding diversity in club music and live music spaces as well as share a number of brilliant titles from a range of writers, Repeater Books has now outlined its planned releases for the first half of 2016.

Among those titles is The Ballerina and the Bull: Anarchist Utopias in the Age of Finance by Johanna Isaacson in which she will explore “the occult history of US punk, hardcore, queercore and riot grrrl, DIY culture, and alternative subcultures to trace a new politics of ‘expressive negation’.” JD Taylor’s Island Story: Journeys Through Unfamiliar Britian, meanwhile, will chart “the socio-political state of modern Britain through conversations with its inhabitants.”

“It’s our birthday: Repeater started a year ago,” says Tariq Goddard of the team. “For a publisher we had an abrupt beginning, coming into the world suddenly, without a great degree of planning or forethought, and crucially, without any authors or books. In the last year your goodwill and ongoing interest has helped keep us going, along with the hard work of our copy editors, proof readers, a type setter, designer, production editor, publicist and the support of our parent company, Watkins Media.”If you want to check out the full list of upcoming titles, head here.

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