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ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- Armed only with passion and hustle, Stuart Coupe has eked out a career from most areas within the arena of music - journalist, artist management, recording label, publicity, touring, retail. The memoir gives glimpses into the world of the 80s onwards, especially Sydney, and there are plenty of stories of questionable behaviour, spats and being on the wrong foot and plenty of big names. There's a personal toll exacted and it certainly gives an insight into how home-spun the industry could (can?) be. Craig

CAST MATES

Sam Twyford-Moore came to Abbey's Bookshop to chat about his new group biography, Cast Mates. Cast Mates is an in-depth look at the Australian film industry over the last few decades from the Golden Age of Hollywood, to today when the streaming giants have changed the industry.

PROBY AND ME

M.J. Cornwall writes about the life of American rockstar, PJ Proby who attracted a lot of controversy during his career. He was deported from the UK, blew his fortunes and had troubled marriages.

NO FIXED ADDRESS

Donald Robertson dropped into Abbey's to talk about his new book, No Fixed Address. The biography tells the story of Adelaide born Indigenous rock and reggae band, No Fixed Address who were the first Aboriginal rock band to release an album, appear on Countdown and tour overseas. The band has reunited and is currently touring to support the book this year.

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