Ian Penman’s essay ‘A Dandy in Aspic’ is included in No Regrets: Writings on Scott Walker. He is working on a novel about music and terror in 1970s Britain.
In the LRB Archive:
- Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker by Gary Giddins
- Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker by Stanley Crouch
- Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker by Chuck Haddix
- Mod: A Very British Style by Richard Weight