Lydia Lunch

Bibliography


Bibliography: a chronological overview of all books, magazines, writings and (selected) articles 
containing substantial sections on/by the American artist Lydia Lunch.
-Information in grey italics is uncertain-


Books

ADULTERERS ANONYMOUS - by Lydia Lunch and Exene Cervenka (31-Oct-82)

Adulterers Anonymous book -front ADULTERERS ANONYMOUS (Book)

Content: Chapter 1.A Minute In Heaven 4 A Life In Hell/ Chapter 2.Death By Humiliation And Other Dysfunctions/ Chapter 3.Sinsurance/ Chapter 4. Decorative Ironwork/ Chapter 5.All Secrets.

Format: Paperback. 110 pages.

Notes: Cover photo by David Arnoff. Collection of writings during Lydia's 13.13 period. Lydia started writing in New York City in Sep-81. Continued with Exene Cervenka [X] at a place in Highland Park, Los Angeles in Oct-81. Final part written on 21-Dec-81 @ room 9 of the Venus Hotel (at the end of the tour with 13.13 in the Netherlands). Several pieces dedicated to 13.13 members: John Denney, Dix Denney and Murray Mitchel. Released on Halloween 1982. A concert to promote the release was organized @ the Peppermint Lounge, New York City on 31-Oct-82. Line-up: Lydia Lunch/ Pat Place [Contortions/Bush Tetras]/ Thurston Moore [Sonic Youth]/ Kristian Hofmann [Swinging Madisons]/ Richard Edson [Sonic Youth] and Jim Sclavunos. With this line-up Lydia records the "In Limbo" album the following month.

  • Evergreen/Grove Press -ISBN 0-394-62412-2 (US,31-Oct-82)

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Adulterers Anonymous Last Gasp book -front ADULTERERS ANONYMOUS (Book)

Content: Chapter 1.A Minute In Heaven 4 A Life In Hell/ Chapter 2.Death By Humiliation And Other Dysfunctions/ Chapter 3.Sinsurance/ Chapter 4. Decorative Ironwork/ Chapter 5.All Secrets.

Format: Paperback. 110 pages.

Notes: Cover photo by David Arnoff. Collection of writings during Lydia's 13.13 period. Lydia started writing in New York City in Sep-81. Continued with Exene Cervenka [X] at a place in Highland Park, Los Angeles in Oct-81. Final part written on 21-Dec-81 @ room 9 of the Venus Hotel (at the end of the tour with 13.13 in the Netherlands). Several pieces dedicated to 13.13 members: John Denney, Dix Denney and Murray Mitchel. Released on Halloween 1982. A concert to promote the release was organized @ the Peppermint Lounge, New York City on 31-Oct-82. Line-up: Lydia Lunch/ Pat Place [Contortions/Bush Tetras]/ Thurston Moore [Sonic Youth]/ Kristian Hofmann [Swinging Madisons]/ Richard Edson [Sonic Youth] and Jim Sclavunos. With this line-up Lydia records the "In Limbo" album the following month.

  • Last Gasp -ISBN 0-86719-423-5 (US,Nov-96) Reprint.

Adulterers Anonymous Last Gasp book -back

THE RIGHT SIDE OF MY BRAIN - by Lydia Lunch and Knut Odde Sřrensen (1987)

Right Side Of My Brain book drawing THE RIGHT SIDE OF MY BRAIN (Book)

Content: Collection of the "Right Side Of My Brain" film texts by Lydia Lunch with 20 (erotic) drawings/etchings by Danish artist Knut Odde Sřrensen [Sort Sol].

Format: Leather bound hardcover made by Kristine Surh and Peter H. Olesen.

Notes: 15 copies made for musea only. Drawings exhibited @ World’s End, Křbenhavn (DK) in 1987.

  • Niels Borch Jensen (DK,1987)

Right Side Of My Brain book drawing

INCRIMINATING EVIDENCE - by Lydia Lunch (Aug-92)

Incriminating Evidence book -front INCRIMINATING EVIDENCE (Book)

Content: 1.Built for Abuse/ 2. One Way Ticket to Palookaville/ 3.Between the Hammer and the Anvil/ 4.One Dready Night/ 5.Black Romeo/ 6.Shotgun/ 7.The Right Side Of My Brain/ 8.The Beast/ 9.Daddy Dearest/ 10. The Gun is Loaded/ 11.Summer of Hate/ 12.South of Your Border/ 13.The Smell of Guilt.

Format: Paperback. 184 pages.

Notes: Collection of writings, 1984-1990. Illustrations by Kristian Hoffman. Chapters 5,9 available on "The Uncensored" album (1984); chapter 7 script to the Lunch/Richard Kern film (1985); chapter 12 text to the play written/directed/performed by Lydia Lunch and Emilio Cubeiro (Jan-88); chapter 10 script to the Merril Aldighieri/ J.Tripician film (1989); chapter 2 part of the "Oral Fixation" album (1989); chapter 13 text to the play written/directed/performed by Lydia Lunch and Emilio Cubeiro (Jun-90). Initially planned as a 1990 Widowspeak release (WSP7).

  • Last Gasp -ISBN 0-86719-380-8 (US,Aug-92)

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Incriminating Evidence Miranda book -front BELASTENDE INDIZIEN -Tiraden, Monologe, Stücke (Book)

Format: Hardback. 213 pages.

Notes: German translation of "Incriminating Evidence" by Gunter Blank. Front cover photo by Christina Birrer.

  • MirandA Verlag -ISBN 3-934790-01-1 (GE,Nov-00)

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LYDIA LUNCH - PHOTO CARDS (1996)

Figurehead -front LYDIA LUNCH - PHOTO CARDS (Booklet)

Content: Reproductions of Lydia's photos from her Teenagers, Scenes of Crimes not yet commited, Cemetaries, Body casts, Voodoo dolls (1992-1996) and a catalogue of releases available from the short-lived Figurehead label.

Format: 19 postcards.

  • Figurehead (US,1996)

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LYDIA'S 20-YEAR LUNCH TIME - by Jeremy Dean (1996)

LYDIA'S 20-YEAR LUNCH TIME (Booklet)

Content: Transcript of 2 interviews the author did with Lydia, one while she was in the UK for the Shotgun Wedding live dates (Nov/Dec-91), the other in 1996 when she and Richard Kern came over to discuss and defend their collaborative movies at the National Film Theatre, London.

Format: Softback pocket. Very few pages.

Notes: transcript in text format.

  • Questing Beast (UK,1996)


PARADOXIA -A Predator's Diary - by Lydia Lunch (01-Oct-97)

Paradoxia Creation book -front PARADOXIA -A Predator's Diary (Book)

Content: An uncensored novelised account of one woman's assault on the male. A graphic account of Lunch's sexual (mis)adventures. The book covers the various messed up (and sometimes abusive) relationships and sexual escapades that Lydia has had throughout her life. A life of drugs, alcohol, hustling, turning tricks, pulling scams, hospitalizations, working at go-go bars and moving from one place to another (New York City, Los Angeles, London, Berlin, New Orleans, San Francisco during 1976-1993).

Format: Hardback. 158 pages.

Notes: Evolved from a never published book "My Father's Daughter" written in Scotland during Jul/Aug-86. Finalized during the period (Spring 1995-late 1999) that Lydia lived in Pittsburgh. Front cover photo by J.K.Potter.

  • Creation books -ISBN 1-871592-49-6 (UK,01-Oct-97)

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Paradoxia Creation book -front PARADOXIA -A Predator's Diary (Book)

Format: Paperback. 158 pages.

Notes: Front cover photo by Bart D.Frescura.

  • Creation books -ISBN 1-84068-008-3 (UK,03-Jun-99)

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Paradoxia Musardine book -front PARADOXIA -Journal d'une prédatrice (Book)

Format: Paperback. 166 pages.

Notes: French translation by Charles Wolfe. Front cover photo by Richard Kern (from "Submit To Me Now" film).

  • Editions La Musardine -ISBN 2-84271-026-6 (FR,Jul-99)

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Paradoxia Le Serpent book -front PARADOXIA -Journal d'une prédatrice (Book)

Format: Pocket paperback. 223 pages.

Notes: French translation by Charles Wolfe. Also available as part of a box set "Rock, coffret 3 volumes" containing: "I Need More" [Iggy Pop], "Paradoxia, journal d'une prédatrice" [Lydia Lunch] and "Et l'âne vit l'ange" [Nick Cave], published by Le Serpent A Plumes (02-Oct-03).

  • Le Serpent A Plumes -ISBN 2-908957-153-5 (FR,14-Sep-99)

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Paradoxia Mata book -front PARADOXIA (Book)

Format: Paperback. 174 pages.

Notes: Czech translation with illustrations by Kristýna Täubelová.

  • Mata -ISBN 80-86013-51-0 (CZ,1999)


Paradoxia Miranda book -front PARADOXIE -Tagebuch eines Raubtiers (Book)

Format: Hardback. 211 pages.

Notes: German translation by Gunter Blank. Front cover photo by J.K.Potter.

  • MirandA Verlag -ISBN 3-934790-00-3 (GE,2000)

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Paradoxia La Máscara book -front PARADOXIA -Diario de una depredadora (Book)

Notes: Spanish translation by Manuel Talens. Front cover photo by J.K.Potter.

  • La Máscara -ISBN 84-7974-397-2 (SP,Aug-00)


Paradoxia Oxy book -front PARADOXIA -To imerologio enos arpaktikou (Book)

Format: Paperback. 167 pages.

Notes: Greek translation. Front cover photo by Richard Kern.

  • Oxy -ISBN 960-806-856-8 (GR,2001)

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Paradoxia Adaptec book -front PARADOKSIJA - Dnevnik hischnitsy (Book)

Format: Hardback. 240 pages.

Notes: Russian translation. Overdrive series.

  • Adaptec/T-ough Press -ISBN 5-98042-002-9 (RU,2003) Ltd to 4,000.

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Paradoxia Leconte book -front PARADOXIA - Diario di una predatrice (Book)

Format: Paperback. 156 pages.

Notes: Italian translation by Daniela Liucci and Elena Balbo.Front cover photo by Marc Viaplana.

  • Leconte Editore -ISBN 88-88361-19-7 (IT,Nov-05)

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Paradoxia Adaptek/ACT book -front PARADOKSIJA - Dnevnik hischnitsy (Book)

Format: Paperback. 192 pages.

Notes: Russian translation.

  • Adaptec/ACT -ISBN 5-93827-047-2 (RU,2006) Ltd to 5,000.


Paradoxia Akashic book -front PARADOXIA -A Predator's Diary (Book)

Format: Paperback. 162 pages.

Notes: First publication in the USA, 10 years after it was first published in the UK. Introduction by Jerry Stahl. Afterword by Thurston Moore. Cover photos by Lydia Lunch.

  • Akashic -ISBN 978-1-933354-35-4 (US,18-Oct-07)

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Paradoxia La Máscara book -front PARADOXIA -Diario de una depredadora (Book)

Format: Paperback. 192 pages.

Notes: Spanish translation by Marc Viaplana. Afterword by Thurston Moore. Front cover photo by Lydia Lunch.

  • Melusina -ISBN 978-84-96614-37-6 (ES,Apr-08)

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Paradoxia Mox Maritz book -front PARADOXIE -Tagebuch eines Raubtiers (Book)

Format: Hardback. 208 pages.

Notes: German translation by Gunter Blank. Introduction by Jerry Stahl. Afterword by Thurston Moore.

  • Mox & Maritz -978-3934790148 (DE,Sep-09)

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Paradoxia Oxy book -front PARADOKS -Bir Seks Avcisinin Günlügü (Book)

Format: Paperback. 182 pages.

Notes: Turkish translation by Gonca Gülbey.

  • Altikirkbes Yayinlari -ISBN 978-6055532482 (TR,2011)


Paradoxia Diable Vauvert book -front PARADOXIA -Journal d'une prédatrice (Book)

Format: Paperback. 238 pages.

Notes: French translation by Charles Wolfe.

  • Au Diable Vauvert -ISBN 978-2846263450 (FR,25-Aug-11)

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LADY LAZARUS - by Maren Hancunt (06-Oct-99)

Lady Lazarus book -front LADY LAZARUS -Confronting Lydia Lunch (Book)

Content: In-depth analysis of Lunch's impact on feminism, the implications of her art for feminism and the implications of feminism for Lunch's art. Also containing transcripts of 2 interviews the (Canadian) author did with Lydia (06-Dec-97 and 15-Feb-98).

Format: Softback. 120 stapled pages.

Notes: Written between Sep-97/Dec-98 with input from Lydia.

  • Questing Beast -ISBN 1-898848-15-7 (UK,06-Oct-99)

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WANTED by Lydia Lunch (Jan-00)

WANTED (Book)

Info: A book with reproductions of Lydia's photos. Was supposed to be released by Taschen Verlag (Germany), but this did not happen. Instead it was published as "The Gun Is Loaded" by Black Dog Publishing in 2008.


THE DEVIL'S RACETRACK by Lydia Lunch (2000)

THE DEVIL'S RACETRACK (Book)

Info: Excerpt of a reading of a section of this book is available on "The Devil's Racetrack" CD album (2000), but to date the book has not been published. The transcript of this track is published in the "Carved In Rock" book (2003).


JOHNNY BEHIND THE DEUCE - by Lydia Lunch (Feb-05)

Johnny Behind The Deuce book -front JOHNNY BEHIND THE DEUCE - by Lydia Lunch (Book)

Content: 13 page excerpt from the "Johnny Behind The Deuce" novel (translated by Barbara Pezzopane). Also including a 4 page interview with Lydia and work by many others.

Format: Paperback. 156 pages.

Notes: Storie series #55. English/Italian text.

  • Leconte Editore -ISBN 88-88361-25-1 (IT,Feb-05)

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Johnny Behind The Deuce book -front JOHNNY BEHIND THE DEUCE - by Gene Gregorits (Book)

Content: Full version of the "Johnny Behind The Deuce" novel, without Lydia's parts.

Format: Paperback. 228 pages.

Notes: Monastrell Books is Gene Gregortis' own imprint. Gregorits had developed the book based on his experiences as a nightwatchman at a Harrisburg, PA YMCA and as an emergency room security guard at the Harrisburg Hospital, during 1996 and 1997. Lydia Lunch began writing sections for the book in 2000, and when she and Gregorits broke up in 2002, the book also was torn in half. Unpublished and unread for over 12 years.

  • Monastrell Books -ISBN 978-0615808833 (US,25-Apr-13)


THE GUN IS LOADED - by Lydia Lunch (Apr-08)

Gun is Loaded book -front THE GUN IS LOADED (Book)

Content: Reproductions of about 125 of Lydia's own photographs taken between 1991 and 2007 in the US and Europe. As well as a retrospective of her works.

Format: Paperback. 255 pages.

  • Black Dog Publishing -9781906155308 (UK,April 2008)

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AMNESIA - by Lydia Lunch (Apr-09)

Amnesia book -front AMNESIA (Book)

Content: A book of Lydia's poems (in English/Spanish) and photographs. This is my murder - Este es mi asesinato/ Dead Zone - Zona muerta/ Amnesia - Amnesia/ Blood is Just Memory - La sangre no es más que recuerdo/ Each Fate - Cada destino/ Forget to Breathe - Olvido respirar/ I am the Ghost - Soy el espectro/ Ether - Éter/ Beautiful Bastard - Hermoso cabrón/ Sandpit - Arenal/ Autopsy - Autopsia/ Refuge - Refugio.

Note: Includes the "Forget to Breathe" CD album by Lydia Lunch and Jacob Kirkegaard.

Format: Paperback. 48 pages.

  • Contemporanea/Propost.org -ISBN 978-84-613-1339-6 (ES,Apr-09) Ltd to 100 copies signed by authors.
  • Contemporanea/Propost.org -ISBN 978-84-613-1339-6 (ES,Apr-09) Ltd to 1000 regular editions.

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WILL WORK FOR DRUGS - by Lydia Lunch (May-09)

Will Work For Drugs book -front WILL WORK FOR DRUGS (Book)

Content: Collection of stories (12) and interviews (4) which (mainly) appeared before in such publications as "Sex and Guts", "The Wire", "Your Flesh Magazine", "Another Man Magazine", "Incriminating Evidence", "Storie", "Dirt" and "Crave". Great interviews with Hubert Selby Jr., Nick Toshes, Jerry Stahl and Ron Athey.

Note: Cover photo by Marc Viaplana.

Format: Paperback. 155 pages.

  • Akashic Books -ISBN-13: 978-1-933354-73-6 (US,May 2009)

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Will Work For Drugs french book -front DESEQUILIBRES SYNTHETIQUES (Book)

Notes: French translation of "Will Work For Drugs" by Virginie Despentes, Wendy Delorme and Busty. Front cover photo by Lydia Lunch.

Format: Paperback. 208 pages.

  • Au Diable Vauvert -ISBN-13: 978-2-84626-233-0 (FR,09-Apr-10)

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Will Work For Drugs spanish book -front MEDIDAS DESPERADAS (Book)

Notes: Spanish translation of "Will Work For Drugs" by Marc Viaplana.

Format: Paperback. 152 pages.

  • Libertos Editorial -ISBN 978-8-49377-733-3 (ES,25-Oct-10)

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Will Work For Drugs czech book -front BUDU DELAT ZA DROGY (Book)

Notes: Czech translation of "Will Work For Drugs".

Format: Loose leafed. 192 pages.

  • MATA -ISBN 978-8-07287-151-3 (CZ,09-Mar-11)


Will Work For Drugs german book -front WILL WORK FOR DRUGS (Book)

Notes: German translation of "Will Work For Drugs" by Gunter Blank. Forword by Karen Finley.

Format: Hardcover. 163 pages.

  • Mox & Maritz -ISBN 978-3-934790-17-19 (DE,2011)


THE NEED TO FEED - by Lydia Lunch (25-Sep-12)

Need To Feed book -front THE NEED TO FEED - A hedonist's guide (Book)

Content: A book of recipies created by Lydia Lunch and Marcy Blaustain. This book serves as a provocative guide to setting the mood as well as the table for a rousing three-course meal—whether a quick pick-me-up after a long night, a party for a gang of pranksters, or a much-needed weekend detox to replenish the body after being depleted by glorious overindulgence. Written with sass and dripping with sexy personal asides from the racy author, this volume is an irresistible addition to every hedonist’s library.

Note: Edited by Martynka Wawrzyniak (Richard Kern’s partner). Illustrations by Johan Olander. Marcy Blaustein is doing catering in Hollywood and opened her first restaurant in Los Angeles called Eat This on Santa Monica and Hudson.

Format: Paperback. 176 pages.

  • Universe Publishing -ISBN-13: 978-0789324382 (US,25-Sep-12)

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Need To Feed czech book -front Máš-li hlad, tak ho hlad (Book)

Notes: Czech translation of "The need to feed".

Format: Paperback. 178 pages.

  • Mata -ISBN 978-8072871872 (CZ,04-Dec-13)


LYDIA LUNCH - by V. Vale (05-Feb-13)

ReSearch book -front LYDIA LUNCH (Book)

Content: Compilation of 3 interviews, 2 conducted by punk publisher V. Vale at Re/Search HQ in San Francisco (February 2005, October 2009) and one via telephone (November 2012). Uncensored, easy-to-read interviews in which Lydia Lunch spiritedly discusses her personal history and some of the many creative collaborations that have spiced up her life, art and travels.

Note: The best introduction to Lydia Lunch's art ever!

Format: Pocketbook. 112 pages.

  • Re/Search Publications -ISBN-13: 978-1889307381 (US,05-Feb-13)

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KRVAVA STOPA/BLOOD WORK - by Lydia Lunch (28-Feb-14)

Krvava Stopa book -front KRVAVA STOPA/BLOOD WORK (Book)

Content: 1 World noise/ 2 This is my murder (*)/ 3 Endangered species/ 4 Dead Zone (*)/ 5 Amnesia (*)/ 6 Blood is just a memory (*)/ 7 Seduced/ 8 Each fate (*)/ 9 Forget to breathe (*)/ 10 I am the ghost (*)/ 11 Ether (*)/ 12 Beautiful bastard (*)/ 13 Sandpit (*)/ 14 Ghosts of Spain/ 15 Cesspool called history/ 16 Refuge (*)/ 17 Emptiness/ 18 Autopsy (*)/ 19 Casita Blanca/ 20 The Scene of the Crime Could be Anywhere... At Any Time.../ 21 Intuition/ 22 Dead City/ 23 Saturnism/ 24 Chemical imbalance/ 25 I do stupid/ 26 Dirty white honeysuckle/ 27 Corpse/ 28 They'll never find (the body)/ 29 Dreamy state/ 30 Ritual arts/ 31 Pile of bones/ 32 You sick/ 33 Weedy spirit/ 34 Nighthawks/ 35 Whispers and moans/ 36 Noctambulant/ 37 Deformed/ 38 Remelting in gold/ 39 Need to feed/ 40 Some guys gotta kill/ 41 Electrically hosanna/ 42 Windstorm/ 43 Rising moon/ 44 And the polepsis/ 45 Beautiful liar/ 46 Temporarily fun anymore.

Note: Poems/lyrics translated into Czech language by Alžbeta Glancová. Ilustrated by Hana Mertová. Afterword by Alex Svamberk. (*) Previously published (in English/Spanish) in "Amnesia" (Contemporanea 2009).

Format: Pocketbook. 134 pages.

  • Mata -ISBN-13: 978-80-7287-173-5 (CZ,28-Feb-14)

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FROM THE PAGE TO THE PLAY - BOOK (18-Mar-16)

From the page to the play -front FROM THE PAGE TO THE PLAY (Book/CDR)

Content: 1.Jackie Haynes & Sandra Bouguerch/ 2.Lydia Lunch: You Can't Save Anyone/ 3.Emily Ellwood/ 4.Tasha Whittle/ 5-6.Greta Vel/ 7-8.Ella Wild/ 9.Leo Robinson/ 10.Jude Jagger/ 11.Verity Gardner/ 12-13.Lauren Bloger/ 14.Daniel Tasker/ 15.Lydia Lunch:Still Searching/ 16-17.Alex Cook/ 18-19.Stephen James/ 20.Rachel Margetts/ 21.Louise Woodcock/ 22.Bob Clowrey/ 23.Emma Thompson/ 24.Sue Fox/ 25.Sammaneh Poursh/ 26.Lydia Lunch:Dirty White Honeysuckle.

Recording info: CDR recorded live @ the Islington Mill, Salford-Manchester (UK) on 03-Nov-15.

Notes: Spoken Word. "From The Page To The Stage" is a workshop led by writer, performer and provocateur Lydia Lunch. During Lydia's Samarbeta residency in October 2015 she led two workshops with 30+ participants. "From The Page To The Stage" is about artistic empowerment and motivation. This publication contains poetry, short stories and testamonials from the participants of the workshops alongside some original work written by Lydia Lunch, accompanied by the audio CDR from the final live show as Islington Mill on 3rd November 2016.

Format: Paperback. 60 pages. Stapled.

  • Samarbeta Residency -SBR005STITCHED (UK,18-Mar-16) Ltd. 100 copies
  • Samarbeta Residency -SBR005 (UK,18-Mar-16) Ltd. 200 copies

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Comics / Graphic Novels

CANNIBAL ROMANCE - ISSUE #1 (1986)

Cannibal Romance #1 -front CANNIBAL ROMANCE - ISSUE #1 (Comic)

Content: Contains a.o. "Portrait Of An American Princess" (story by Lydia Lunch, drawings by Mike Matthews).

Format: Soft cover. 40 pages.

Notes: Black/white. Later reprinted in "As-Fix-E-8".

  • Last Gasp (US,1986)

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SEXY STORIES FROM THE WORLD OF RELIGIONS - ISSUE #1 (1990)

Sexy Stories #1 -front SEXY STORIES FROM THE WORLD OF RELIGIONS - ISSUE #1 (Comic)

Content: Contains a.o. "The Curse Of Saint Dymphna" (story by Lydia Lunch, drawings by Mike Matthews).

Format: Soft cover. 40 pages.

Notes: Black/white. Later reprinted in "As-Fix-E-8".

  • Last Gasp (US,1990)

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BLOODSUCKER - by Lydia Lunch and Bob Fingerman (Aug-92)

Bloodsucker -front BLOODSUCKER (Comic)

Content: Contains a story by Lydia Lunch (with drawings by Bob Fingerman).

Format: Soft cover. 24 pages.

Notes: Black/white.

  • Eros Comix (US,Aug-92)

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AS-FIX-E-8 - by Lydia Lunch and Mike Matthews (1993)

As-Fix-E-8 comic -front AS-FIX-E-8 (Comic book)

Content: 1.Pit-Stop-Junk-Love[NC]/ 2.The Stoning Of Ruby Von Monster[LL & NC]/ 3.Garbage Hearts[LL & NC]/ 4.American-Speedway-Fever-Trash[NC]/ 5.The Five Fools Of The Father Foot[NC & LL]/ 6.Grease-Gun-Shooter[NC]/ 7.Fresh Cunt In The Can[LL & NC]/ 8.Dead Joe (in Home For The Holidays)[NC & LL] / 9.Bull (in Her Secret Beast)[NC & LL]/ 10.Portrait Of An American Princess[LL]/ 11.Dead Joe #2 (in A Living-Thing)[NC & LL]/ 12.The Curse Of Saint Dymphia[LL].

Format: Stiff cover. 36 pages.

Note: Texts by Nick Cave & Lydia Lunch (taken from their "50 One-Page plays" written in 1981), black & white drawings by Mike Matthews. 2 and 7 were published (as text only) in Forced Exposure issue #7/8 (1985) and another one ("One Day On A Bus" by LL) was published in Forced Exposure issue #9 (1986). More about these plays can be found here.

  • Last Gasp -ISBN 0-86719-233-X (US,1993)

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METROPOL - by Ted McKeever (Dec-95)

McKeever: Metropol -front METROPOL (Graphic novel)

Content: Introduction by Lydia Lunch.

Format: Hardcover. 400 pages.

Notes: Collection of chapters 1 to 12 from "Metropol" + the "Metropol AD" series.

  • Blue Eyed Dog Press/Purr -ISBN 1-900106-00-0 (UK,01-Aug-95)

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TOXIC GUMBO - by Lydia Lunch and Ted McKeever (Apr-98)

Toxic Gumbo -front TOXIC GUMBO (Comic)

Content: Contains a story by Lydia Lunch (with drawings by Ted McKeever).

Format: Stiff cover. 48 pages.

Notes: Color. Back cover photo by Bart D. Frescura.

  • DC Comics (US,Apr-98)

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Magazines

FORCED EXPOSURE - ISSUE #10 (1986)

Forced Exposure #10 -front FORCED EXPOSURE - ISSUE #10 (Magazine)

Content: Contains a.o. "As Deep As Pink" an article with interviews with Lydia Lunch conducted by Jimmy Jones and Byron Coley on 01-Jul-85, 27-Jan-86 and 12-Feb-86. A chronological rundown of Lydia's career until 1986.

Format: Soft cover. 114 pages.

  • Forced Exposure (US,1986)


THE RATTLER - ISSUE #4 (1987)

Rattler #4 -front THE RATTLER - ISSUE #4, American Poetry and Art (Magazine)

Content: Lydia Lunch: "Discourse on men, politics, and the american way of life...". Also contaning poetry by S.A. Griffin, and photos by Ed Colver and Richard Kern. Published by Peter Haskell and edited by Heather Haley, from Los Angeles.

Format: Soft cover. 48 pages.

  • The Rattler (US,1987)

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BB GUN - ISSUE #3 - by Bob Bert (1997)

BB GUN #3 -front BB GUN - ISSUE #3 (Magazine)

Content: Contains a.o. an 8 page interview with Lydia Lunch about her 90's career. Magazine made by Bob Bert (Sonic Youth).

Format: Soft cover. 89 pages.

  • BB GUN (US,1997)


SEX & GUTS - ISSUE #3 - by Gene Gregorits and Lydia Lunch (Sep-01)

Sex & Guts #3 -front SEX & GUTS - ISSUE #3 (Magazine)

Content: Interviews with Hubert Selby Jr., Jerry Stahl, Rockets Redglare, etc.. Written and edited by Gene Gregorits and Lydia Lunch. Content copyright by Lydia's Widowspeak productions.

Format: Soft cover. 68 pages.

Notes: S&G #2 (Mar-98) has a 15 page interview with Lydia Lunch.

  • Sex & Guts (US,Sep-01)


SEX & GUTS - ISSUE #4 - by Gene Gregorits and Lydia Lunch (2003)

Sex & Guts #4 -front SEX & GUTS - ISSUE #4 (Magazine/Book)

Content: Interviews with Nick Toches,Vanessa Skantze, Jello Biafra, Steve Wynn, and tons more.. Written and edited by Gene Gregorits and Lydia Lunch. Content copyright by Lydia's Widowspeak productions. Includes the CD-R V/A: "Wake The Dead - Words And Music From Sex And Guts #4".

Format: Soft cover. 280 pages.

Notes: Front cover photo by J.K.Potter.

  • Phony Lid Books -ISBN1-930935-29-3 (US,2003)

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Miscellaneous

VISUAL ADDICTION (1989)

Visual Addiction -front VISUAL ADDICTION - by Robert Williams (Book)

Content: Introduction by Lydia Lunch. Roughly 100 images by the visual artist who made a.o. the Foetus "Flesh Volcano" EP cover and Wiseblood's "Dirt Dish" LP promo poster.

Format: Soft cover. 95 pages.

  • Last Gasp -ISBN 0-86719-377-8 (US,1989)

Visual Addiction -back

ANGRY WOMEN (1991)

Angry Women 1991-front ANGRY WOMEN - by Andrea Juno and V. Vale (Book)

Content: Interviews with Lydia Lunch (13 pages), Jarboe, Diamanda Galas, Karen Finley, Annie Sprinkle, Kathy Acker, and many more.

Format: Soft cover. 220 pages.

  • Re/Search -ISBN 0-940642-24-7 (US,1991)
  • powerHouse Books -ISBN 1-890451-05-3 (US,Feb-00) Re-print.

Angry Women 1991-back

Angry Women German -front ANGRY WOMEN - by Andrea Juno and V. Vale(Book)

Content: Interviews with Lydia Lunch (18 pages), Jarboe, Diamanda Galas, Karen Finley, Annie Sprinkle, Kathy Acker, and many more. Translated into German.

Format: Soft cover. 271 pages.

  • Hannibal -ISBN 3-85445-134-2 (GE,1997) German translation.

Angry Women German -back

THE GIRL WANTS TO (1993)

The girl wants to -front THE GIRL WANTS TO - by Lynn Crosbie (Book)

Content: Writings/drawings by Kathy Acker, Julie Doucet, Pamela Des Barres, Lydia Lunch ("Cruel Story Of Youth"), Erica Jong, etc.. .

Format: Stiff cover. 208 pages.

Notes: Edited by Lynn Crosbie.

  • Coach House Press -ISBN 0-88910-462-X (CA,1993)

The girl wants to -back

NEW YORK GIRLS (1995)

New York Girls -front NEW YORK GIRLS - by Richard Kern (Book)

Content: Introduction by Lydia Lunch. 180+ reproductions of photos by Richard Kern. Also containing film stills from some of the films Lydia starred in.

Format: Paperback. 260 pages / Hardback. 208 pages.

  • Blue Eyed Dog -ISBN 1-9001-0610-8 (UK,Dec-95) Paperback.
  • Taschen Verlag -ISBN 3-8228-8180-5 (GE,28-Mar-97) Hardback.

New York Girls -back

NEUROTICA (1996)

Neurotica -front NEUROTICA - Images of the Bizarre - by J.K.Potter (Book)

Content: Introduction by Lydia Lunch. 130+ reproductions of photos taken by the visual artist between 1982-1995. J.K. Potter made a.o. the cover of Lydia's "No Excuse" 7". Also includes 6 photos of Lydia.

Format: Soft cover. 128 pages.

  • Paper Tiger -ISBN 978-1850283591 (UK,19-Sep-96)
  • The Overlook Press -ISBN 0-87951-687-9 (US,1996)
  • Chrysalis Books -ISBN 1-85028-359-1 (US,1996)

Neurotica -back

SUTURE THE ARTS JOURNAL - VOLUME ONE (May-98)

Suture -front SUTURE THE ARTS JOURNAL - VOLUME ONE (Book)

Content: Contains a.o. "Life Sentence" an (28 pages) article by Jack Sargeant giving an overview of Lydia's work focussing on film and writing, with an interview about her photography, installations and "Paradoxia" novel.

Format: Stiff cover. 192 pages.

Notes: Edited by Jack Sargeant.

  • Creation Books -ISBN 1-871592-70-4 (UK,May-98)

Suture -back

GETTING IT (1999/2000)

Gettingit -front GETTING IT -TOUGH LOVE - by Lydia Lunch (Column)

Info: From 26-Jul-99 till 13-Jan-00 Lydia had a web magazine column answering readers' peculiar sexual/relational problems. It was called "Tough Love/ sex advise for deviants...". The archive is still online @ www.gettingit.com. It also contains an interview with Jerry Stahl (author of "Permanent Midnight").


LIFE IS A CABARET (21-Mar-02)

Life is a cabaret -front LIFE IS A CABARET - by Little Annie (Book)

Content: Autobiography of Little Annie (aka Annie Anxiety or Annie Bandez) up to the year 2000 with an introduction by Lydia Lunch.

Format: Paperback. 288 pages.

Notes: Published as 10 years later as "You Can't Sing The Blues While Drinking Milk" in 2012.

  • Virgin Books -ISBN 0-753504-48-0 (UK,21-Mar-02)


PANTIES (Dec-02)

Panties -front PANTIES - by Dave Naz (Book)

Content: Foreword by Lydia Lunch. 145 reproductions of photos by Dave Naz.

Format: Hardcover. 160 pages.

  • Goliath -ISBN 3-93670-901-7 (US,Dec-02)


CARVED IN ROCK (Mar-03)

Carved In Rock -front CARVED IN ROCK - by Greg Kihn (Book)

Content: Contains (a 9 page excerpt from) "The Devil's Racetrack" novel by Lydia Lunch, and writings by a.o. Ray Manzarek, Jim Carrol, Richard Hell, Exene Cervenka, etc...

Format: Paperback. 304 pages.

Notes: Book edited by Greg Kihn. Lydia's piece is a transcript of the track on "The Devil's Racetrack" CD album (2000).

  • Thunder's Mouth Press -ISBN 1-56025-453-X (US,Mar-03)

Carved In Rock -back

50 REASONS NOT TO VOTE FOR BUSH (May-04)

50 Reasons -front 50 REASONS NOT TO VOTE FOR BUSH (Book)

Content: Contains "Women And Children First" by Lydia Lunch, and texts by a.o. Robert Sterling, Paul Krassner, Greg Palast, Sam Smith,etc...

Format: Paperback. 201 pages.

Notes: Lydia's piece is a transcript of the track on the "In Our Time Of Dying" CD album (2003).

  • Feral House -ISBN 1-93259-502-3 (US,May-04)


AUSSI HAUT QUE NOUS LE POURRONS (Jun-05)

Aussi Haut -front AUSSI HAUT QUE NOUS LE POURRONS (Book)

Content: A collection of poems and prose. Contains "Conceit", "Haze", "Jesus Come Lately", "Bully" and "Murdered Sons" by Lydia Lunch, and texts by a.o. Asia Argento, Giovanni Fronte, Richard Hell,etc...

Format: Paperback. 400 pages.

Notes: In English/Italian with French translations.

  • Monsieur Toussaint Louverture -ISBN 2-9522-081-2-3 (FR,Jun-05)

Aussi Haut -back

NO WAVE (01-Oct-07)

No Wave -front NO WAVE - by Marc Masters (Book)

Content: No Wave traces the history of this noisy and uncompromising genre, from its most famous names (Teenage Jesus, Mars, DNA, The Contortions,..) down to its many offshoots and sidetracks. From early pioneers like Suicide and Richard Hell, to forgotten treasures like Red Transistor and Bush Tetras, and descendents like ESG and Sonic Youth, No Wave charts all the cracks and crevices of a surprisingly diverse movement.

Format: Large paperback. 205 pages.

  • Black Dog Publishing -978-1906155025 (UK,01-Oct-07)

No Wave -back

NO WAVE (01-Jun-08)

No Wave -front NO WAVE: Post-Punk. Underground. New York 1976-1980 - by Thurston Moore and Byron Coley (Book)

Content: No Wave traces the history of Teenage Jesus, Mars, DNA, The Contortions, Suicide, Red Transistor, Theoretical Girls, Glenn Branca etc.. through 150 photographs, reproductions of posters and flyers and lots of interviews.

Format: Large hardback. 144 pages.

  • Abrams Image -978-0810995437 (US,01-Jun-08)

No Wave -back

ISTANBUL NOIR (04-Dec-08)

Istanbul Noir -front ISTANBUL NOIR - edited by Mustafa Ziyalan & Amy Spangler (Book)

Content: Lydia Lunch "The Spirit of Philosophical Vitriol", Jessica Lutz and 14 stories are by established Turkish writers.

Format: Paperback. 300 pages.

  • Akashic Books -978-1933354620 (US,04-Dec-08)

Istanbul Noir -back

PUNK FICTION (06-Apr-09)

Punk Fiction -front PUNK FICTION - An Anthology of Short Stories Inspired by Punk, edited by Janine Bullman (Book)

Content: An anthology of short stories inspired by a punk song. Lydia Lunch" "Shot by both sides" and over 30 stories by a.o.: Max Decharne (Flaming Stars), Kate Jackson (The Long Blondes), Billy Childish, Alison Mosshart (The Kills).

Format: Hardback. 267 pages.

Notes: The publication coincides with the Teenage Cancer Trust’s charity concerts at The Royal Albert Hall, London in April 2009.

  • Portico -ISBN-13: 978-1906032661 (UK,06-Apr-09)

Punk Fiction -back

THE PROCESS CHURCH OF THE FINAL JUDGEMENT (27-Oct-11)

Process Church -front THE PROCESS CHURCH OF THE FINAL JUDGEMENT
by Adam Parfrey and Timothy Wyllie (Book)

Content: Full color reproductions magazines of the Process Church (a cult founded in London in 1965 by the English couple Mary Anne and Robert DeGrimston). Also includes the essay, "The Gods on War" written by the cult’s "Omega" which reveals how the Gods Jehovah, Lucifer and Satan have vowed apocalyptic vengeance against man.

Audio content: "The Gods on War": "Jehovah" (24mins): Adam Parfrey (recorded by Jarrod Bramson), "Lucifer" (30mins): Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (recorded by Dave Nuss), "Satan" (17mins): Lydia Lunch, "Omega" (5mins): Timothy Wyllie (recorded by Jason LaFarge). Available as free download from Feralhouse.com

Format: Hardback. 168 pages. This edition, limited to 1,200 copies.

  • Feral House -ISBN 978-1-936239-10-8 (US,27-Oct-11)

Process Church -back

RIPPED (11-Sep-12)

Ripped -front RIPPED -T-shirts from the underground, edited by Cesar Padilla (Book)

Content: Narrative history of the punk movement told through photographs of T-shirts culled from Padilla's own T-shirt collection. Introduction by Lydia Lunch, with contributions by Kid Congo Powers, Thurston Moore, Mike Watt, etc.. Has photos of 3 Lydia Lunch T-shirts "Fuck The World Feed Lydia Lunch", "Lyda Lunch The Agony Is The Ecstacy" and "Save The Wails Lydia Lunch".

Format: Softback. 208 pages.

Note: Cool book!

  • Rizzoli International Publications -ISBN 978-0789324634 (US,11-Sep-12)

Ripped -back

YOU CAN'T SING THE BLUES WHILE DRINKING MILK (Dec-12)

You can't sing -front YOU CAN'T SING THE BLUES WHILE DRINKING MILK - by Little Annie (Book)

Content: Autobiography of Little Annie (aka Annie Anxiety or Annie Bandez) up to the year 2000 with an introduction by Lydia Lunch, Antony Hegarty, David J. Haskins, Baby Dee and David Tibet.

Format: Hardcover. 267 pages.

Notes: Initially titled "Life Is A Cabaret", scheduled for release by Virgin books in 2002.

  • Tin Angel Records -ISBN 978-0-9574227-0-4 (UK,Dec-12)

You can't sing -back

THE HEROIN CHRONICLES (Jan-13)

Heroin Chronicles -front THE HEROIN CHRONICLES - edited by Jerry Stahl (Book)

Content: "Ghost Town" by Lydia Lunch and stories by: Eric Bogosian, Jerry Stahl, Nathan Larson, Ava Stander, Antonia Crane, Gary Phillips, Jervey Tervalon, John Albert, Michael Albo, Sophia Langdon, Tony O'Neill, and L.Z. Hansen.

Format: Paperback. 240 pages.

  • Akashic Books -978-1617751066 (US,Jan-13)

Heroin Chronicles -back





Articles

Soho Weekly News - Sun, Guilt and Lunch Soho Weekly News - Sun, Guilt and Lunch

Content: Interviewed about Teenage Jesus, Queen Of Siam and Eight-Eyed Spy.

Format: pdf (353KB)

  • Soho Weekly News - 25-Oct-79 (US/New York weekly)


East Village Eye 1980 East Village Eye - The Eight Eyed Spy story

Content: Feature about the Californian tour.

Format: jpg (486KB)

  • East Village Eye - 30-Mar-80 (US/New York mag)


NME - Portrait of the artist as a consumer NME - Portrait of the artist as a consumer

Content: Things/people that Lydia Lunch liked in 1982.

Format: Jpg (52KB)

  • New Musical Express 1982 (UK music weekly)


NME - Material World NME - Material World

Content: Things/people that Lydia Lunch liked in 1990.

Format: Jpg (142KB)

  • New Musical Express 26-May-90 (UK music weekly)



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