Agent: Rupert Heath
Peter Doggett is one of the UK's leading rock writers. His articles, reviews and interviews appear frequently in Mojo, Q, GQ and Record Collector, among other publications. His most recent book The Man Who Sold The World: David Bowie and The 1970s (Bodley Head) was a hardcover bestseller. Electric Shock, a history of over a hundred years of pop music, will follow in 2014.
Between 1982 and 1999 he was the editor of Record Collector magazine. He is the author of Are You Ready For The Country (2000, Penguin Books UK/Penguin Books US), the definitive and widely-heralded history of country rock.
There’s A Riot Going On: The Untold Story of Rock and The Revolution, was published by Canongate in October 2007 to considerable critical acclaim. It was published in the USA by Canongate US in September 2008.
You Never Give Me Your Money, about the after-life of the Beatles, was published in Autumn 2009 by Bodley Head in the UK, and in the US by HarperStudio in April 2010.
‘Thrilling... takes its place next to Revolution in the Head on the short shelf of necessary reading about pop. Praise doesn't come any higher’ The Observer
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