Hots on the heels of the renaissance for all things graffiti we get the chance to take a look at that old-school icon which was a prominent feature in the rock & roll, hip hop and punk movements that swept the nation during the 1970’s and 1980’s. Within the covers of The Boombox Project ($19) you will find some fine contemporary art portraits of a huge array of glorious vintage boomboxes along with stack of documentary style photos featuring the people responsible for bringing the boombox movement to life. Do not think this is merely a photographic collection however, it is also an oral history of those early days told through the memories of prolific names from those times.
This book is a bona fide foodie classic. Fergus Henderson is the guy behind the St John restaurant in London, a world-renowned destination for everyone who wants to eat “on the wild side”. Here he presents some of the recipes that have earmarked him as one of the worlds most innovative, yet still traditional, chefs. ...[Read More]