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Anger Is an Energy by John Lydon
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really liked it
bookshelves: 70s, anglophilia, boys, celebrities, cultural-history, funny, punk, social-class

OK, so I stopped reading and started flipping pages around 1980. But I really enjoyed all the stuff about Lydon's growing up as a poor kid who hung around at the library all the time and his no-holds-barred account of the beginning of punk. The guy is not a bit impressed with punk mythology or hagiography cause duh, he was there and is naturally contrary. Thus, many unflattering remarks about Vivienne Westwood. A bit windy, could have used a stronger edit, but worth a look if you find this time in history interesting.
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