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JUST PUBLISHED IN AMERICA read the Washington Post review

and here's the cover for the UK paperback, due April 1st 2010

Strange Days -  now listen to the Soundtrack!

  1. Paranoia Blues  -- Paul Simon (1972)
  2. Gimme Some Truth  -- John Lennon (1971)
  3. Ohio  -- Neil Young (live 1971)
  4. What's Going On  -- Marvin Gaye (1971)
  5. Five Years  -- David Bowie (1972)
  6. Political Science  -- Randy Newman (1972)
  7. Superstition  -- Stevie Wonder (1972)
  8.  American Tune  -- Paul Simon (live, 1971)
  9. It's Alright Ma  -- Bob Dylan and the Band (live, 1974)
  10. Ambulance Blues  -- Neil Young (1974)
  11. Safe and Sound  -- Carly Simon (1974)
  12. Idiot Wind -- Bob Dylan (1975)
  13. Psycho Killer -- Talking Heads ( 1977)
  14. Werewolves of London -- Warren Zevon (1978)
  15. London Calling -- The Clash (1979)
  16. Nobody Told Me -- John Lennon (1980)
  17. Time Warp -- Richard O'Brien et al (1975)

 

And, if you haven't read the book, here are some reasons why you should ...

Simon O’Hagan’s review in the Independent on Sunday:http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/reviews/strange-days-indeed-by-francis-wheen-1788504.html

Andrew Anthony’s review in The Observer:http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/sep/06/strange-days-indeed-francis-wheen

Dominic Sandbrook’s review in Literary Review:http://www.literaryreview.co.uk/sandbrook_09_09.html

Nigel Farndale in The Sunday Telegraph:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/nigelfarndale/6235063/The-Seventies-was-indeed-a-golden-age.html

Interview in Independent media section:http://www.independent.co.uk/news/media/press/britains-own-watergate-scandal-shurely-shome-mishtake-ed-1786779.html

Michael White’s Guardian blog:http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/blog/2009/sep/08/lucozade-bombers-michael-white

Belinda Webb’s review in Tribune:http://www.tribunemagazine.co.uk/2009/09/17/books-strange-eyes-fill-strange-rooms-for-doors-of-perception/

Interview with ABC Radio (Australia):http://www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2009/s2680241.htm

Blog by ABC presenter Mark Colvin:http://blogs.abc.net.au/offair/2009/09/a-lad-insane-the-seventies-revisited.html

 Feature in The Daily Mail:http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-1213528/Economic-gloom-Terror-threats-Strikes-Football-hooliganism-Civil-liberties-strangled-Why-Britains-going-70s.html

Feature in Saturday Star-Times (New Zealand):http://www.stuff.co.nz/sunday-star-times/features/2879873/I-m-not-a-conspiracy-theorist-but

Feature in Económico (Portugal):http://economico.sapo.pt/noticias/o-grande-autoclismo_69704.html

Story about Ilkley Festival sell-out:http://www.advertiserseries.co.uk/news/4575331.Rush_for_Ilkley_festival_tickets/

Story about Henley Festival from Henley Standard:http://www.henleystandard.co.uk/news/news.php?id=644283