Viv Albertine

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Disney’s Cruella stitches punk’s overlooked female designers into the fabric
Disney should be the antichrist to true punk aficionados, but Cruella tips the hat to the forgotten DIY fashionistas who made the movement so visible

Danny Leigh

27, May, 2021 @12:43 PM

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Viv Albertine's memoirs to be adapted for TV
Producers behind films including Carol and Moneyball adapting punk legend’s candid pair of books

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

01, Sep, 2020 @10:13 AM

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From Bob Dylan to Viv Albertine: 10 of the best music biographies
Addiction, poetry, flirting with Scientology: these candid memoirs and biographies reveal the inner lives of musicians

Fiona Sturges

17, Jul, 2020 @8:00 AM

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A new start: Viv Albertine on how a house move led to a band, a book – and a divorce
When the musician left London for the seaside, her mind emptied for the first time – and she realised she had been pursuing the wrong life

Viv Albertine

02, Jan, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Best books of 2018: Hilary Mantel, Yuval Noah Harari and more pick their favourites
Our favourite authors on the most outstanding books they read this year

Jonathan Franzen, Hilary Mantel, Yuval Noah Harari, Olivia Laing, Nicola Sturgeon, Chris Ware and more

03, Dec, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Costa book awards shortlist memoir of homeless couple's coast walk
The Salt Path by Raynor Winn is acclaimed by judges as ‘an absolutely brilliant story about the human capacity to endure’

Alison Flood

22, Nov, 2018 @7:30 PM

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Viv Albertine: ‘It’s a weakness to want to be adored’
The musician and writer, 63, tells Juliana Piskorz about being in the Slits, the wisdom of older mothers and the genius of Vivienne Westwood

Juliana Piskorz

08, Sep, 2018 @1:00 PM

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'A different way of living': why writers are celebrating middle-age
Viv Albertine, Deborah Levy, Lavinia Greenlaw and Rachel Cusk are redefining life after menopause, children or divorce – and it has never looked so good

Lara Feigel

11, Aug, 2018 @8:00 AM

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'My account isn't the definitive truth': Viv Albertine on the Slits, writing and a sumo wrestler's G-string
The Slits guitarist and author answered questions on everything from being creative to losing her faith in music and why Toy Story 2 is the greatest

Guardian music

21, May, 2018 @12:30 PM

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Viv Albertine: ‘I set out to write about an unpleasant woman who fantasised about murder. It turned out to be me’
Writing honestly about her mother’s death and her dysfunctional family has helped her to survive

Viv Albertine

13, Apr, 2018 @10:59 AM

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Viv Albertine: ‘I just want to blow a hole in it all’
Viv Albertine’s new memoir is a chronicle of outsiderness that goes beyond her years in the Slits to explore class and gender, her parents and sibling rivalry, and why she’s done with men

Sean O'Hagan

01, Apr, 2018 @8:30 AM

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Here to Be Heard: The Story of the Slits review – rise of the punk pranksters
This baggy documentary charts the career of the tough-talking all-female rockers who redefined the concept of ‘girl bands’

Peter Bradshaw

23, Mar, 2018 @11:00 AM

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