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Our latest publication Sound Pictures, the second part of the two-part biography of Sir George Martin and the follow-up to the award-winning Maximum Volume, is out on 04 September 2018. It’s the perfect gift for the Fab Four fan in your life.

Sound Pictures

Sound Pictures: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, the Later Years, 1966–2016

By Kenneth Womack

Sound Pictures is the second book in the two-part biography of the man popularly known as the fifth Beatle and the follow-up to the award-winning Maximum Volume.

‘Womack’s highly detailed second volume again captures the talent, determination, and warmth of one of popular music’s great innovators’ Brian Southall, author of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

‘In Womack’s two volumes of work, he not only actively illustrates Martin’s musical talent, but also his unique personality’ Peter Vince, former sound engineer at Abbey Road Studios

‘A must-read for musicians, producers, Beatles fans, and music lovers’ Scott Freiman, film-maker, Deconstructing the Beatles

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Maximum Volume

Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, the Early Years, 1926-1966

By Kenneth Womack

This is the story of the legendary Beatles producer, Sir George Martin: the man, the mind, the music.

‘Womack’s is the first book dedicated to Martin himself, much celebrated, but still often treated as a fifth wheel than as what he truly was, the fifth Beatle’ Economist

‘The first of a two-volume study of an interesting and sometimes conflicted man living in remarkable times’ Mail on Sunday

‘Engrossing and forensically detailed… A fascinating read’ Ray Connolly, author of Being Elvis

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Visualising the Beatles

By John Pring & Rob Thomas

Discover the story of the Beatles through the stunning world of infographics.

‘Magical’ Guardian

‘Vastly new and revealing' Huffington Post blog

‘A book every true Beatles fan will want to own’ Bev Bevan

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While It Is Yet Day

By Averil Douglas Opperman

Read the unputdownable biography of radical social reformer Elizabeth Fry - one of the nineteenth century’s most extraordinary women.

'A perfect gem of a biography' Daily Mail

‘A thought-provoking and beautifully written book' The Lady

'Lively and engaging' Artemis Cooper

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