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Owen Hatherley: Uncommon: Taking Pulp Seriously

Wire contributor Owen Hatherley’s book Uncommon is out on Zero books this month. Uncommon is Hatherley’s attempt to draw Pulp away from the Britpop label and the celebrity circus that briefly surrounded Jarvis Cocker, and instead, to argue that Pulp deserve to be taken seriously. Zero describes it as being "mainly a book about sex, the city and class via the 1990s finest British pop group”. More info at the Zero site here. Owen Hatherley wrote an Epiphany on Pulp in The Wire 318.