Tracey Thorn’s wonderful memoir Bedsit Disco Queen: How I Grew Up and Tried to be a Pop Star is publishing in February and already people are loving it.
Caitlin Moran has called Tracey “The Alan Bennett of pop memoirists” and declared that “I loved her book so much I wanted to form a band too”
And she’s not the only one….
“it acts as a kind of eulogy for a forgotten era of British pop”
Alexis Petridis the Guardian
‘A corker of a read: fascinating, compelling and beautifully written’
Emma Kennedy, bestselling author of The Tent, the Bucket and Me
'As a ‘burb-dwelling charity-shopping 1970s Herts teen, it speaks to me’
If you're intrigued to see what everyone is raving about and are a subscriber to the Times you can read an extract from the book here.
And if you'd like to hear more, we are also proud to announce that Bedsit Disco Queen will be Book of the Week on Radio 4, week commencing 4th March.
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