Peter Hook Announces Book Tour For New Order Biography

22 August 2016, 15:00 | Updated: 22 August 2016, 15:18

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The former New Order bassist is to release the third of his memoirs, following the acclaimed Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division and The Hacienda: How NOT To Run A Club.

Substance: Inside New Order will be a “no-holds-barred” account of the legendary Manchester band's history, with outrageous anecdotes, and plenty of “geek facts” detailing the band’s equipment, tour dates and set-lists.

The special events will see Hooky interviewed at a number of venues, including a special evening in Manchester on 10 October hosted by Radio X's very own Clint Boon. There’ll also be an opportunity for fans to meet the Salford legend and participate in a Q&A session.

The book tour is as follows:

  • 5 October, 8pm - Sage, Gateshead (Talk, Q&A, Signing)
  • 6 October, 12.30pm - Waterstones, Edinburgh (Signing)
  • 6 October, 6.30pm - Aye Write!, Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow (Talk, Q&A, Signing)
  • 7 October, 8pm - Toppings, Bath (Talk, Q&A, Signing)
  • 8 October, 2pm - Fopp, Oxford (Signing)
  • 8 October, 7pm - Birmingham Town Hall (Talk, Q&A, Signing)
  • 9 October, 1.30pm - HMV Leeds (Signing)
  • 9 October, 4.30pm - Ilkley Literature Festival (Talk, Q&A, Signing)
  • 10 October, 8pm -Substance : An Evening With Peter Hook & Clint Boon, Albert Square Chop House, Manchester (Talk, Q&A, Signing)
  • 13 October, 12pm Fopp Covent Garden (Signing)
  • 13 October, 7pm - Classical Album Sundays (Talk, Q&A, Signing)
  • 14 October, 7.30pm Chester Literary Festival (Talk, Q&A, Signing)

Full details and ticket info are available on the official site

The book tour also follows on from Peter Hook and The Light's debut concerts of the famous Joy Division and New Order albums Substance in mid-September across the country.  For more details on the gigs, see Hooky's site.