Jon Savage

The Secret Public - Signed Edition

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Faber & Faber

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A monumental history of the LGBTQ influence on popular culture, from the award-winning, Sunday Times bestselling author Jon Savage

An electrifying look at key moments in music and entertainment history
between 1955 and 1979. From the secret sexuality of stars such as Little Richard in the 1950s through to the ambiguity of David Bowie, glam rock and
Sylvester’s ‘You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)’. Jon Savage reflects on the
figures and events that helped move gay culture from the margins to the mainstream and changed the face of pop forever.

The Secret Public is a searching examination of the fortitude and resilience of
the gay community through the lens of popular music and culture; it reflects
on the freedom found in divergence from the norm and reminds us of the need to be vigilant against those seeking to roll back the rights of marginalised groups.

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