Typical Girls?: The Story of the Slits

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Omnibus Press, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 218 pages
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Wild, defiant and startlingly inventive, The Slits were ahead of their time. Author ZoŽ Street Howe speaks to The Slits themselves, to former manager Don Letts, mentor and PIL guitarist Phil Levene and many other friends and colleagues to discover exactly how The Slits phenomenon came about and to celebrate the legacy of a seminal band long overdue its rightful acclaim.

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User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

Superior biography. Really captures the spirit of the time and the creative energy of the band. Read full review

Review: Typical Girls?: The Story of the Slits

User Review  - Tom Schulte - Goodreads

This is a fun and breezy read of an official Slits history contributed to all by all surviving members. With plenty of pictures and first-person recollections, this tells the importnat story of an all ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Zoe Street Howe is a freelance writer and broadcaster contributing to publications including NME, Channel 4 music, Contemporary Magazine and BBC Music. She has previously assisted with press matters for artists such as The Blockheads, The Tiger Lilies and X Ray Spex. She also presents and co-produces the alternative music radio show Paranoimia, which broadcasts across Europe. Zoe lives in London, with her husband, jazz drummer Dylan Howe.

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