Books

Together Forever, How to Adult and more – Happy’s Weekend Reading

On the list for this weekend of reading is Together Forever – a photographic tribute to Run-DMC and the Beastie Boys and life advice from an inquisitive millennial in How to Adult.

Necessary People is Anna Pitoniak’s cautionary tale of deadly ambition in the media, How to American is Jimmy O. Yang’s story of immigrant success in Hollywood and The Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book is Neil Gaiman’s reimagining of his collaborative effort with Terry Pratchett. Let’s check out the selection.Beastie Boys and Run-dmc

Together Forever, How to Adult, Necessary People, How to American and The Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book are among the finest new reads this weekend.

Together Forever: The Run-DMC and Beastie Boys Photographs by Glen E. Friedman

Seminal images from the infancy of hip hop are captured within the pages of Together Forever. Glen E. Friedman was ready with his camera to capture the joint-headline Raising Hell tour featuring Run-DMC and the Beastie Boys, sharing some never-before-seen portraits of these influential artists. Via Rizzoli.Together Forever

How to Adult: A Guide to Not Being a Trash Human, and Other Life Lessons by Anna Blackie

If you’re struggling to make your way in the adult world, facing such conundrums as the distinction between merlot and shiraz, How to Adult could be for you. Don’t be a trash human and get it together already! More at PanteraHow to Adult

Necessary People by Anna Pitoniak

Stella and Violet, best of friends, reunite after Violet pursues a behind-the-scenes career in television. The reunion is a sinister one though, driven by jealousy and resentment. How far will the friends go to pursue their own ambitions? More details at TextNecessary People

How to American: An Immigrant’s Guide to Disappointing Your Parents by Jimmy O. Yang

A movie star, comedian and fan favourite from a popular Netflix series. Life’s not bad, huh? In How to American, Jimmy O. Yang well and truly dispells any supposition that his life has been smooth sailing. Between disappointing his parents, nearly getting kicked out of the country and other adventures, Yang has quite a story to tell. Via Da Capo.

How To American

The Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book by Neil Gaiman

Fantasy fans, step right up. Two heavyweights of the genre, Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett once teamed up to write Good Omens. The resulting TV series script is retold here by Gaiman, presenting the original work in a new, effervescent light. Visit Hachette for more. Good Omens