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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 39 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Being John Lennon: A Restless Life by Ray Connolly
    Being John Lennon: A Restless Life - by Ray Connolly

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781474606820 | ISBN 10: 1474606822

    John Lennon was a rock star, a school clown, a writer, a wit, an iconoclast, a sometime peace activist and finally an eccentric millionaire. He was also a Beatle – his plain-speaking and impudent rejection of authority catching, and eloquently arti ... more

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  • Cover image of book And in the End: The Last Days of the Beatles by Ken McNab
    And in the End: The Last Days of the Beatles - by Ken McNab

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781846974724 | ISBN 10: 1846974720

    This is the story of the last acrimonious days of the Beatles, a final chapter reconstructing for the first time the seismic events of 1969, the year that saw the band reach new highs of musical creativity and new lows of internal strife. Two years a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beatles Book by Hunter Davies
    The Beatles Book - by Hunter Davies

    £16.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780091958633 | ISBN 10: 0091958636

    Hunter Davies, the only ever authorised biographer of the group, has produced the essential Beatles guide. Divided into four sections – People, Songs, Places and Broadcast and Cinema – it covers all elements of the band’s history and vividly br ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beatles in Pictures by Ammonite Press
    The Beatles in Pictures - by Ammonite Press

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781781453490 | ISBN 10: 1781453497

    The best-selling band in history, with sales of over a billion, The Beatles - John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - have had more number-one albums and sold more singles in the UK than any other act, and achieved more sales i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Imagine John Yoko by John Lennon and Yoko Ono
    Imagine John Yoko - by John Lennon and Yoko Ono

    £35.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780500021842 | ISBN 10: 0500021848

    In 1971, John Lennon & Yoko Ono conceived and recorded the critically acclaimed album Imagine at their Georgian country home, Tittenhurst Park, in Berkshire, England, in the state-of-the-art studio they built in the grounds, and at the Record Plant i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beatles in India by Paul Saltzman
    The Beatles in India - by Paul Saltzman

    £25.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781683831457 | ISBN 10: 1683831454

    This new edition of The Beatles in India brings intimate images of the group, taken at an ashram in Rishikesh, India, to a wider audience than ever before, and commemorates the 50th anniversary of their famous trip. No photographers or press were all ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beatles: Yellow Submarine by The Beatles, illustrated by Heinz Edelmann
    The Beatles: Yellow Submarine - by The Beatles, illustrated by Heinz Edelmann

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781406371628 | ISBN 10: 1406371629

    Join the Beatles as they set off on a magical adventure to bring music and love back to Pepperland in this anniversary paperback.  Once upon a time (or maybe twice), some 80,000 leagues beneath the sea, there lay a colourful land of music and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Standing in the Wings: The Beatles, Brian Epstein and Me by Joe Flannery
    Standing in the Wings: The Beatles, Brian Epstein and Me - by Joe Flannery

    £15.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780750987608 | ISBN 10: 075098760x

    Joe Flannery has been described as the ‘Secret Beatle’ – as the business associate and childhood friend of Brian Epstein, he became an integral part of The Beatles’ management team during their rise to fame in the early 1960s.   Stand ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beatles Lyrics: The Unseen Story Behind Their Music by Hunter Davies
    The Beatles Lyrics: The Unseen Story Behind Their Music - by Hunter Davies

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781474606875 | ISBN 10: 1474606873

    The first-ever collection of the original handwritten Beatles' lyrics.   Never before has anyone attempted to track down and publish the original versions of the classic songs, many of which have never yet been published. These documents have ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lennon: The New York Years by David Foenkinos, Eric Corbeyran and Horne
    Lennon: The New York Years - by David Foenkinos, Eric Corbeyran and Horne

    £17.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781631408793 | ISBN 10: 1631408798

    In 1975 the most famous rock star in the world moved to New York City to raise his young family, in the process setting career, adoring fans, and creative contemporaries aside. During this reflective time, he met with a psychoanalyst, worked to sprea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sgt Pepper at Fifty by Bill Demain, Mike McInnerney and Gillian Gaar
    Sgt Pepper at Fifty - by Bill Demain, Mike McInnerney and Gillian Gaar

    £14.95   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785584442 | ISBN 10: 1785584448

    Five decades on from its release at the height of the Summer of Love in 1967, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band remains a keystone not just of the Beatles' career but also of popular music as a whole.   Widely regarded as one of the greate ... more

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  • Cover image of book Paul McCartney: The Biography by Philip Norman
    Paul McCartney: The Biography - by Philip Norman

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780226408 | ISBN 10: 1780226403

    Illuminating biography of legendary composer, musician and performer Paul McCartney.  The first biography written with Paul McCartney's approval and with access to family members and friends closest to him.  Superbly evoking half a ce ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beatles: All Our Yesterdays (Graphic Novel) by Lalit Kumar Sharma and Jason Quinn
    The Beatles: All Our Yesterdays (Graphic Novel) - by Lalit Kumar Sharma and Jason Quinn

    £13.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9789381182222 | ISBN 10: 9381182221

    The Beatles are the world’s most enduring and biggest rock band ever! This is the story of their struggle for success.  Taking us through the early days of rock ‘n’ roll, and their lives in Liverpool during the 1950s, we journey with them ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love Me Do to Love Me Don
    Love Me Do to Love Me Don't: The Beatles on Record - by Spencer Leigh

    £14.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857161345 | ISBN 10: 0857161342

    Spencer Leigh has been interviewing musicians, roadies, fellow broadcasters and many others on his BBC Radio Merseyside programmes for over 25 years.   This book draws upon that resource and the plethora of books about the Beatles that have pre ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story by Vivek J. Tiwary, Andrew C. Robinson and Kyle Baker
    The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story - by Vivek J. Tiwary, Andrew C. Robinson and Kyle Baker

    £12.50   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781616558352 | ISBN 10: 1616558350

    Eisner and Harvey Award winner! "If anyone was ‘The Fifth Beatle’ it was Brian."(Paul McCartney) The Fifth Beatle graphic novel recounts the untold true story of Brian Epstein - the visionary manager who created Beatlemania and guided the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The John Lennon Letters by John Lennon and Hunter Davies
    The John Lennon Letters - by John Lennon and Hunter Davies

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780225036 | ISBN 10: 1780225032

    A lifetime of letters, collected for the first time, from the legendary The Beatles musician and songwriter John Lennon.   John Lennon is one of the world's greatest-ever song writers, creator of 'Help!', 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds', 'Imag ... more

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  • Cover image of book John Lennon: Pocket Giants by Robert Webb
    John Lennon: Pocket Giants - by Robert Webb

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780750962339 | ISBN 10: 075096233x

    John Lennon is a giant of popular music and culture. As one-quarter of the Beatles, he was in the vanguard of music, art, fashion and popular culture during the sixties. His music, humour and outspoken calls for peace inspired a generation. He stands ... more

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  • Cover image of book Conversations with McCartney by Paul Du Noyer
    Conversations with McCartney - by Paul Du Noyer

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473609044 | ISBN 10: 1473609046

    In June 1989, Paul Du Noyer was contacted by Paul McCartney's office in London and asked to interview the star as they had met once before and enjoyed a good raport. In the years that followed, Paul Du Noyer continued to meet, interview and work ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cavern Club: The Rise of The Beatles and Merseybeat by Spencer Leigh
    The Cavern Club: The Rise of The Beatles and Merseybeat - by Spencer Leigh

    £14.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857160973 | ISBN 10: 0857160974

    This is the story of the Cavern Club - the most famous club in the world.  The Cavern saw the birth of the Beatles and Merseybeat, and more. Respected author, music journalist and Merseybeat historian Spencer Leigh - with a little help from Sir ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Best of The Beatles: The Sacking of Pete Best by Spencer Leigh
    The Best of The Beatles: The Sacking of Pete Best - by Spencer Leigh

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780857161017 | ISBN 10: 0857161016

    This intriguing book examines the greatest Beatles mystery, which has caused endless speculation over the years - why was Pete Best sacked just as the Beatles stood on the threshold of stardom? Everyone has their own theory and Pete Best himself has ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Together Now... We Love The Beatles 1957 - 1970 by Seamus Moore
    All Together Now... We Love The Beatles 1957 - 1970 - by Seamus Moore

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784555184 | ISBN 10: 1784555185

    Did you know that Lucy in the sky with diamonds' was inspired by little Julian Lennon's painting of 4 year old Lucy O'Donnell, who sat beside him in school, not about drugs? This book tells the story of The Beatles from their coming together as yo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Walrus and the Elephants: John Lennon
    The Walrus and the Elephants: John Lennon's Years of Revolution - by James A. Mitchell

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781609805760 | ISBN 10: 1609805763

    In late 1971 John Lennon left London and pop stardom behind and moved to New York City, eager to join a youth movement rallying for social justice and an end to the Vietnam War. Lennon was embraced by radicals and revolutionaries, the hippies and Yip ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beatles in Liverpool by Spencer Leigh
    The Beatles in Liverpool - by Spencer Leigh

    £12.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781783057566 | ISBN 10: 1783057564

    The story of The Beatles and their native city is one of Rock 'n' Roll's most colourful legends. Even so, until now it has usually been a story patchily told. The Beatles In Liverpool, a companion title to The Beatles in Hamburg, now recreates the au ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where
    Where's Ringo? The Story of the Beatles in 20 Visual Puzzles - by Andrew Grant Jackson, David Ryan Robinson, Oliver Goddard & Takayo Akiyama

    £9.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781312186 | ISBN 10: 1781312184

    Ringo has got lost! And YOU must find him. An album-sized hide-and-seek caper through the story of the Beatles, Where's Ringo? features 20 fantastically intricate original artworks inspired by key periods in the Fab Four's evolution.  Throughout ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Together Now: The ABC of The Beatles Songs and Albums by David Rowley
    All Together Now: The ABC of The Beatles Songs and Albums - by David Rowley

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780884400 | ISBN 10: 1780884400

    All Together Now is the culmination of a 20 year quest by David Rowley to find out just what made the Beatles tick. It contains many dazzling revelations about the Beatles music.   David Rowley has unearthed new evidence on songs such as Ye ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beatles - All These Years (Volume One: Tune In) by Mark Lewisohn
    The Beatles - All These Years (Volume One: Tune In) - by Mark Lewisohn

    £30.00   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780316729604 | ISBN 10: 0316729604

    The first part of the definitive three-volume biography of the Beatles The Beatles have been at the top for fifty years, their music remains exciting, their influence is still huge, their acclaim and achievements cannot be surpassed. But who really ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beatles Graphic by Herv Bourhis
    The Beatles Graphic - by Herv Bourhis

    £16.95   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780381565 | ISBN 10: 1780381565

    Herv Bourhis, creator of The Little Book of Rock, turns his unique graphic talents to the legend of The Beatles, told from the very beginning.   Bourhis' visual imagination illuminates the individual lives of each band member from their pre- ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beatles Anthology by The Beatles
    The Beatles Anthology - by The Beatles

    £25.00   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780811836364 | ISBN 10: 0811836363

    The international best-seller is now in paperback!   From their years growing up in Liverpool through their ride to fame to their ultimate breakup, heres the inside story. Interwoven with The Beatles own memories are the recollections of such ... more

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  • Cover image of book Skywriting by Word of Mouth by John Lennon
    Skywriting by Word of Mouth - by John Lennon

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099561262 | ISBN 10: 0099561263

    Autobiography, excerpts of fantastical fiction and musings on the break-up of the Beatles and the pressures of celebrity. A delight for fans of John Lennon.   Witn an afterword by Yoko Ono and original illustrations by the author.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Baby
    Baby's in Black: The Story of Astrid Kirchherr & Stuart Sutcliffe - by Arne Bellstorf

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781906838263 | ISBN 10: 1906838267

    Winner: Sondermann Prize for "Best Newcomer" 2005 and the ICOM Independent Comic Prize "Best Comic" 2006 This is the story of the fifth Beatle and the love of his life, photographer Astrid Kirchherr.   Hamburg, 1960. Astrid has finished a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beat Sound, Beat Vision: The Beat Spirit and Popular Song by Laurence Coupe
    Beat Sound, Beat Vision: The Beat Spirit and Popular Song - by Laurence Coupe

    £15.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780719071133 | ISBN 10: 0719071135

    This book reveals the ideas behind the Beat vision which influenced the Beat sound of the songwriters who followed on from them.   Having explored the thinking of Alan Watts, who coined the term Beat Zen, and who influenced the counter ... more

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  • Cover image of book In His Own Write and A Spaniard in the Works by John Lennon
    In His Own Write and A Spaniard in the Works - by John Lennon

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099530428 | ISBN 10: 0099530422

    A riotous collection of John Lennons poems, stories and drawings.  With an introduction by Sir Paul McCartney.   First published in 1964 and 1965, In His Own Write and A Spaniard in the Works are a brilliantly inventive and offbeat co ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beatles: The Authorised Biography by Hunter Davies
    The Beatles: The Authorised Biography - by Hunter Davies

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780091930516 | ISBN 10: 0091930510

    There's only one book that ever truly got inside the Beatles and this is it. The landmark, worldwide bestseller that has grown with the Beatles ever since.   During 1967 and 1968 Hunter Davies spent eighteen months with the Beatles at the pea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Give Peace a Chance: John and Yoko
    Give Peace a Chance: John and Yoko's Bed-In for Peace - by Joan Athey

    £16.99   hardback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780470160442 | ISBN 10: 0470160446

    Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the birth of the anthem Give Peace A Chance. Go behind the scenes with powerful images, many never seen before, of the Montreal Bed-In For Peace, May 26 to June 1, 1969. The only photographer to be prese ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beatles London: The Ultimate Guide to Over 400 Beatles Sites in and Around London by Piet Schreuders
    The Beatles London: The Ultimate Guide to Over 400 Beatles Sites in and Around London - by Piet Schreuders

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781906032265 | ISBN 10: 1906032262

    Where Did John, Paul and George try to post Ringo into a letterbox? Which railway stations were locations in 'A Hard Day's Night?' 'Where was 'I Am The Walrus' filmed?   They may have been born in Liverpool, but London was the Beatles' home ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Act You
    The Act You've Known for All These Years - by Clinton Heylin

    £14.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781847671059 | ISBN 10: 1847671055

    In 1967, The Beatles unleashed their seminal album on an unsuspecting world. This new edition of The Act You've Known For All These Years explores the huge impact the album had on The Beatles and their contemporaries - Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, Pi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Day John Met Paul: An Hour-by-Hour Account of How the Beatles Began by Jim O
    The Day John Met Paul: An Hour-by-Hour Account of How the Beatles Began - by Jim O'Donnell

    £23.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780415979337 | ISBN 10: 0415979331

    With many new photos and an updated introduction, The Day John Met Paul, a critically-acclaimed Beatles book, re-appears in a visually stunning second edition. The book is an hour-by-hour account of the fateful day the two founding Beatles met in Jul ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Love There That
    The Love There That's Sleeping: The Art and Spirituality of George Harrison - by Dale C. Allison, Jr

    £19.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780826419170 | ISBN 10: 0826419178

    From his days as the "quiet Beatle" to his successful and critically admired solo career, George Harrison produced a memorable body of music. His songs "Something" and "Here Comes the Sun" are two of the Beatles' best, and beginning with his remarkab ... more

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  • Cover image of book Magic Circles: The Beatles in Dream and History by Devin McKinney
    Magic Circles: The Beatles in Dream and History - by Devin McKinney

    £20.95   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780674016361 | ISBN 10: 067401636x

    No one expressed the heart and soul of the Sixties as powerfully as the Beatles did through the words, images and rhythms of their music. In Magic Circles Devin McKinney uncovers the secret history of a generation and a pivotal moment in twentieth-ce ... more

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