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Open invitation: Launch of Girl Gangs, Biker Boys & Real Cool Cats: Pulp Fiction & Youth Culture, 1950 to 1980
December 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
You are all welcome at the launch of Girl Gangs, Biker Boys & Real Cool Cats: Pulp Fiction & Youth Culture, 1950 to 1980, co-edited by Brothers-in-Law Andrew Nette and Iain McIntyre.
Girl Gangs, Biker and Real Cool Cats is the result of four years work. It is the first comprehensive account of how the rise of postwar youth culture was depicted in Australian, American, and British mass market pulp fiction. It includes approximately 400 covers, many of them very rare, and 70 in-depth author interviews, illustrated biographies and articles regarding authors novelists who exploited and celebrated juvenile delinquents, beatniks, mods, bikers, hippies, skinheads, punks and a host of other subcultures.
There will be live readings from some of the pulp novels included in the book. Cheap drinks available and, of course, you can buy a copy of the book.
The launch will take place from 6.30pm, Monday 4 December, at one of Melbourne’s coolest second hand bookshops, Grub Street Bookshop, 379 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy.
Click here for more information about the book.