November 29, 2018

Gift ideas for the music lover in your life


Holiday shopping can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be. Perhaps there’s a big music lover in your life – they already have a top-notch turntable, gold standard vinyls, and the latest headphones. But, what do you give them? Fret not dear friend, a music-themed book is the best answer. Luckily, we have you covered this holiday gifting season with some wonderful Melville House titles.

Check out our picks below and get gifting.

Strange Stars
by Jason Heller

A Hugo Award-winning author and music journalist explores the weird and wild story of when the sci-fi world met the rock ’n’ roll world of the 1970s.



Future Days
by David Stubbs

A sweeping history of the men and women who transformed postwar Germany—and created a musical genre that revolutionized rock and roll and gave birth to hip-hop.



The Next Next Level
by Leon Neyfakh

In the tradition of Carl Wilson’s Let’s Talk About Love, an unforgettable account of fame, fandom, and the problem of making art in the twenty-first century.



David Bowie: The Last Interview

In this remarkable collection, Bowie reveals the fierce intellectualism, artistry, and humor behind it all. From his very first interview—as a teenager on the BBC, before he was even a musician—to his last, Bowie takes on the most probing questions, candidly discussing his sexuality, his drug usage, his sense of fashion, how he composed, and more.