Book: Waiting For Another War

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PV wrote:
01 Nov 2020, 00:33
my first post here in 15 years as a member is to congratulate Trevor

you really created something beautiful

back to incognito until 2035...
Many thanks, honored.
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Could everyone reading this whose packages are still in transit please email me at trevor (at) gkwfilmworks.com?

I've sent a lot of books after the first rush and they all seem to be arriving quickly. At this point I would like to run the trackers to see if all or some parcels from one particular mail drop have been delayed for some reason, and the best way for me to do that is to search through PayPal.

So please drop me a note and let me know the email address you used for PayPal payment. I will try to get some clarity on it. Thank you.
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Been reading this book, and i'm absolutely loving every bit of it so far but one thing that had me confused is that the author makes it seem like Marx, and Eldritch came up with the graphic design for their singles era stuff. IIRC didn't they commission a local graphic designer in Leeds to do the work? Think I read that on the Sisters 1980-1985 FB group.
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i believe the newer 90s version of the MR head was a commission:

andrea white
https://www.discogs.com/artist/2294383-Andrea-White

but am pretty sure the original was just them

gary once told me a story of a young andrew sitting in leeds library for hours, pouring over books of typosets, playing with letraset, and piecing together ideas to create the band's original branding (apparently he once suggested a very pointy, heavy germanic typeface but gary rejected the idea instantly).

he doesnt explicitly say (from what i recall) that eldritch got the head and added a star himself, but it's strongly alluded to because of the level of creative direction and responsibility andrew had over everything else.
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Just finished this and it was a brilliant read :notworthy:
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OLDFART wrote:
21 Nov 2020, 20:20
Just finished this and it was a brilliant read :notworthy:
:D Thank you.
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I am pleased to announce the Waiting For Another War is available from a few different websites.

In the US, you can order it from Rough Trade here https://www.roughtrade.com/us/trevor-ri ... FchN79qEO8.

For free US shipping, please use the Topos Bookstore and Café, a great community bookstore in Queens, here: https://www.toposbookstore.com/product/ ... r1IbPEbwxI

In the UK you can order it from Rough Trade here: https://www.roughtrade.com/gb/trevor-ri ... -1-1980-85. There it is in pre-order, but I have delivered the books Rough Trade's NYC location and they will be shipped to London on the next pallet.

Of course anyone in New York or London can also walk into any of the above stores and buy the book also.

Great Christmas gift.

A big thank you to everyone who has ordered a copy already.

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