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- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 11.27
Gerry Ryan on life, the world, the universe - and a few things besides. Here are his experiences, stories and opinions drawn from nearly thirty years of talking to the nation. It's a sharp, punchy read all told in his no-nonsense, irreverent, straight to the bone style. It's the best, the worst, the funniest, the most outrageous. And threaded through... more...
- Orion 2011; US$ 6.99
Comedy from Dave Vitty - Chris Moyles' hilarious sidekick on Radio 1. Dave Vitty, aka Radio 1's Comedy Dave, has worked his way from the backrooms of BBC radio to the biggest breakfast show on the airwaves and has a story to tell. He's played Glastonbury - twice - he's had his ear licked by Dave Grohl and he's written more 'Car Park Catchphrases'... more...
- Quiller 2012; US$ 19.99
The tour was a sell-out and a recording of one of the shows became a number one bestseller and was awarded a Gold Disc. When Brian died in 1994, he was described by the Daily Telegraph as 'the greatest natural broadcaster of them all'. This book was first published in 1996 and contains all the material from the original recording as well as additional... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2012; US$ 10.99
The story of how a painfully shy boy from the suburbs of Southampton made it to the biggest radio station in the UK, and just about managed to stay there... Scott Mills is a daily companion to millions of listeners as the host of the afternoon show on Radio 1 - a station that has been his home for over 14 years. Whether regaling us with a typically... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 28.50
For everybody "raised on radio"?and that's everybody brought up in the thirties, forties, and early fifties?this is the ultimate book, combining nostalgia, history, judgment, and fun, as it reminds us of just how wonderful (and sometimes just how silly) this vanished medium was. Of course, radio still exists?but not the radio of The Lone Ranger and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 55.00
How was it that America would fund its nascent national radio services? Government control and a subscription-like model were both considered! But soon an advertising system emerged, leading radio into its golden age from the 1920s to the early 1960s. This work, divided into two parts, studies the commercialization of network radio during its golden... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 10.99
Since its first radio broadcast in November 1931, Hockey Night in Canada has been a Canadian tradition. In The Boys of Saturday Night , author Scott Young, a veteran sportscaster and journalist, dives into the engaging history of Hockey Night in Canada as it has unfolded in the decades since hockey broadcasts began over eighty years ago. Young... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2016; US$ 65.00
Series fiction about wireless and radio was the most popular young adult literature at the turn of the 20th century and a form of early social media. Before television and the Internet, books about plucky youths braving danger and adventure with the help of wireless communication brought young people together. They gathered in basements to build crystal... more...