Paul Trynka books


Open Up and Bleed

“Glorious” – Vanity Fair

“Drags you magnificently along the Iggy rollercoaster”  – The Daily Telegraph

“The definitive dog’s bollocks” Record Collector

Published March 2007 in the UK and April 2007 in the USA, Open Up and Bleed depicts the life of Iggy Pop, in all its grandeur and squalor. Based on over 250 interviews, it dispels many myths, uncovers countless secrets, but most of all is a gripping tale of perhaps the ultimate rock’n’roll life.

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“From its dustbowl cowboys to its catwalk divas, this book is a must-have ” – Vanity Fair

The first definitive history of denim and its impact on popular culture, Denim was published in 2002. It is now available in a pocket-sized edition; a French edition was published in 2003, and a compact Japanese edition in 2007.

The Beatles: 10 Years That Shook The World

The life and work of The Beatles, as depicted by a team of writers from MOJO. Now available in US, UK German and French editions.