Peter Hook Announces Book Tour For New Order Biography
22 August 2016, 15:00 | Updated: 22 August 2016, 15:18
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)
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.