10 Rocking Books About Music

It's only rock and roll, but we like it

It's never too late to get the band back together and embark on a new career as a rock star! Grab the guitar and get inspired with these books about a life in music.

Want to hear more? Listen to our Book Talk discussion about Jennifer Egan's A Visit from the Goon Squad here.

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1. The Commitments

Roddy Doyle
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2. The Exes

Pagan Kennedy
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6. The Ossians

Doug Johnstone
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7. Powder

Kevin Sampson
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8. High Fidelity

Nick Hornby

List created by

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Sarah Barrie

Sarah is Scottish Book Trust's Website Manager

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