New Times

Matt Jordan

Politics and culture, naïvete and cynicism among ’80s radicals, ’90s Blairites and beyond, from Manchester to London to the verges of Putin's Russia

70% funded

Nothing But A Good Time

Justin Quirk

A cultural history of Glam Metal: where it came from, how it defined America in the 1980s and how it all came crashing down.

59% funded

Heart of Glass

Ivy Ngeow

A pacy literary thriller set in the 1980s’ disco era

103% funded

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The Quiet Fan

Ian Plenderleith

A fast, funny, emotive memoir showing how most fans really follow football.

119% funded

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One Woman's Struggle In Iran; A Prison Memoir

Nasrin Parvaz

Iranian women struggle for freedom and equality and their resistance in prison.

25% funded

The Death and Life of Red Henley

Philip Wilding

A contemporary noir novel set against the decaying façade of 1980’s New York and a religious commune staked out in the Tennessee countryside. But what connects them both and who killed Red and why?

101% funded

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Soap The Stamps, Jump The Tube

Gail Thibert

Nineteen years old with freshly dyed blue hair, punk rocker Gail places an advert in a music paper for ‘likeminded friends and weirdos’. Soap the Stamps, Jump the Tube follows her autobiographical journey through the 80s underground music and squatting scene in London

102% funded

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The Madonna of Bolton

Matt Cain

An everyday story of love, life and Causing a Commotion

110% funded

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