London: 2002. Item #5176
9 x 6 in. 256 pp.
Released in 2002, the film 24 Hour Party People introduced Factory Records to a new generation of fans. Always the savvy businessman, Tony Wilson piggybacked on the renewed attention, writing a book of the same name. Loosely based on the film’s screenplay, Wilson blends genres to tell his and Factory’s stories. Stream-of-consciousness narration combines with interviews and anecdotes to provide an insider’s perspective on Factory’s history. Photographs from the film’s production and the real-life events that inspired itare sprinkled throughout.