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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 10 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Shipping Forecast by Nic Compton
    The Shipping Forecast - by Nic Compton

    £9.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785940293 | ISBN 10: 1785940295

    The rhythmic lullaby of ‘North Utsire, South Utsire’ has been lulling the nation’s insomniacs to sleep for over 90 years. It has inspired songs, poetry and imaginations across the globe – as well as providing a very real service for the natio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goodnight and Good Riddance: How Thirty-Five Years of John Peel Helped to Shape Modern Life by David Cavanagh
    Goodnight and Good Riddance: How Thirty-Five Years of John Peel Helped to Shape Modern Life - by David Cavanagh

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571327898 | ISBN 10: 0571327893

    Goodnight and Good Riddance: How Thirty-Five Years of John Peel Helped to Shape Modern Britain is a social history, a diary of a nation's changing culture, and an in-depth appraisal of one of our greatest broadcasters, a man who can legitimately be c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Radio Benjamin by Walter Benjamin, edited by Lecia Rosenthal
    Radio Benjamin - by Walter Benjamin, edited by Lecia Rosenthal

    £20.00   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781685754 | ISBN 10: 1781685754

    This collection of the legendary thinkers radio broadcasts brings together some of his most accessible and fascinating thinking. Walter Benjamin was fascinated by the impact of new technology on culture, an interest that extended beyond his renown ... more

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  • Cover image of book Going to Sea in a Sieve by Danny Baker
    Going to Sea in a Sieve - by Danny Baker

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780753828939 | ISBN 10: 0753828936

    Comedy writer, journalist, radio DJ and screenwriter Danny Baker charts his 30 years in showbiz.  Danny Baker was born in Deptford, South East London in June 1957, and from an early age was involved in magazine journalism, with the founding o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Chorus: An Autobiographical Medley by Humphrey Lyttelton
    Last Chorus: An Autobiographical Medley - by Humphrey Lyttelton

    £18.99   hardback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781906217181 | ISBN 10: 1906217181

    A feast for all his many fans and admirers, this is the great Humphrey Lyttelton's last book, a sparkling autobiographical kaleidoscope of memories, anecdotes and entertaining stories from his colourful life - from his childhood as the son of an Eton ... more

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  • Cover image of book And Now on Radio 4: A Celebration of the World by Simon Elmes
    And Now on Radio 4: A Celebration of the World - by Simon Elmes

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099505372 | ISBN 10: 0099505371

    Who is Radio 4's 'fourteen-stone budgie'? How did Phyllis Willis and Mavis Davis make announcer Charlotte Green lose her cool? What does 'Ruth' really think about The Archers? When did Today stop having a keep-fit spot? And who was the Spam Fritte ... more

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  • Cover image of book John Peel: Margrave of the Marshes by John Peel and Sheila Ravenscroft
    John Peel: Margrave of the Marshes - by John Peel and Sheila Ravenscroft

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780552551199 | ISBN 10: 0552551198

    Despite the number of claims in publishers' blurbs, not many people actually achieve the staus of legend in their own lifetime. Fewer still deserve that status. John Peel is the exception who proves that rule, a Great Briton whose contribution to Bri ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Pirates Ruled the Waves by Paul Harris
    When Pirates Ruled the Waves - by Paul Harris

    £16.95   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781904999379 | ISBN 10: 1904999379

    Intrigues, threats, boarding parties, smuggling, shipwreck, danger and adventure on the high seas - they all form part of the remarkable story of the pop radio pirates. During the 1960s and '70s, they broadcast their programmes from storm-lashed rad ... more

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  • Cover image of book African Broadcast Cultures: Radio in Transition by Richard Fardon and Graham Furniss
    African Broadcast Cultures: Radio in Transition - by Richard Fardon and Graham Furniss

    £19.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780852558287 | ISBN 10: 0852558287

    Radio has played a pivotal role in situations of conflict, crisis, change and "development" on the African continent.  Local radio stations are as important as international broadcasters being both the barometers and agents of change.  This ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rebel Radio: The Story of El Salvador
    Rebel Radio: The Story of El Salvador's Radio Venceremos - by Jose Ignacio Lopez Vigil

    £19.95   paperback   (1995) - ISBN 13: 9780906156889 | ISBN 10: 0906156882

    El Salvador. The civil war. The guerillas need a radio station to win hearts and minds. Radio Venceremos. An underground station that keeps broadcasting whatever the cost, under helicopter attack, against high-tech jammming, on the run from endless a ... more

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