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2016

March 2016: Charles Bukowski: Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life is released as an audio book, read by the author. Available throughout the world as a download from from Audible/ Amazon.


February 2016: Notes from the Velvet Underground released as an audio book, read by the author. Available throughout the world as a download from Audible/ Amazon.

2015

 October 2015: Publication of Notes from the Velvet Underground: The Life of Lou Reed.

 July 2015: As the tenth anniversary of the record-breaking £53 m Securitas cash robbery approaches, Heist: The True Story of the World's Biggest Cash Robbery is released as an audio book - read by the author. Available from Audible from 30 July. 

May 2015: 27: A History of the 27 Club is published in paperback in the USA by Da Capo.

2014

August 2014: Down the Highway now available as an audio book, from Audible

July 2014: Fab now available as an audio book, from Audible.

July 2014: Amy, 27 published in paperback in the UK, also available as an e-book and audio book read by the author.

May 2014: Amy, 27 published in Portuguese in Brazil. Also now available in Spanish.

2013 

16 November 2013: Howard Sounes discusses the 27 Club on CNN: www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/11/17/exp-27-club.cnn.html

14 November 2013: Fred & Rose and Amy, 27 are now available as audio books. 

12 November 2013: 27 is published in hardback in the USA by Da Capo. Also available in the USA as an audio book and e-book.

November 2013: Amy, 27 is published in Italian translation by Alianza Editorial.

July 2013: Amy, 27: Amy Winehouse and the 27 Club is published in the UK, Canada and Australia.

March 2013: Fab is published in Norwegian as Paul McCartney - bak scenen (Libretto Forlag). The biography is now available in translation in Brazil, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Holland and Norway.

2012

May 2012: Heist: The True Story of the World's Biggest Cash Robbery is optioned by Universal Pictures as the basis of a feature film.

February 2012: Fred & Rose reaches its thirtieth reprint - 330,000 copies sold.

  2011

 November 2011: Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney published in paperback in the U.S.A., Canada and Brazil.

5 September 2011: Fred & Rose is now available as an e-book.

September 2011: The revised and expanded edition of Down the Highway: The Life of Bob Dylan is published as an e-book. Click here.

August 2011: Howard Sounes's biography of Paul McCartney is published in translation in Finland by Otava http://www.otava.fi/kirjat/tieto/2011/fi_FI/paul_mccartney/

 6 June 2011: Booklist features Fab as one of its 'Top Ten Biographies of 2011': http://www.booklistonline.com/ProductInfo.aspx?pid=4853929&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

June 2011: Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney is published in the U.K. by HarperCollins as a paperback and e-book. Click here.

24 May 2011: A new expanded edition of Down the Highway: The Life of Bob Dylan is published in the U.K. by Doubleday and in the U.S.A. by Grove Press to mark Dylan's seventieth birthday.

22 May 2011: Writing in the Observer, Dylan admirers Chrissie Hynde, Howard Sounes, Geoff Dyer and Cate Blanchett suggest 70th birthday gifts for the poet-troubadour -  http://tinyurl.com/42x8ahd

 7 May 2011: Professor Sir Christopher Ricks discusses Bob Dylan at seventy with Howard Sounes on the BBC World Service - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00gdt6y

April 2011: The latest reprint of Heist includes an update on the recent conviction of 'Lighting' Lee Murray for his part in the £53 million Securitas robbery.

22 March 2011: Fab: Het Leven van Paul McCartney published in Dutch translation by Ambo.

Spring 2011: Den Sande Historie om Paul McCartney published in Danish translation by Lindhardt og Ringhof.

2010

November 2010: Paul McCartney: Das Portät published in German translation by Droemer. 

2 November 2010: Howard Sounes visits Toronto to launch the Canadian edition of Fab.

7 August 2010: Howard Sounes lectures on the 1970s at the Anni Ribelli cultural festival in Brienza, Italy.

Summer 2010: Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney is published in the U.K. and U.S.A.

July 2010: Fred & Rose is published in a new jacket by Sphere as a 'true-crime classic'.

4 May 2010: BBC Radio 4 broadcasts 'The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll', a documentary presented by Howard Sounes. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00s77wp

6 February 2010: Charles Bukowski's publisher John Martin discusses the writer with Howard Sounes on the Today programme, BBC Radio 4.

20 January 2010: Howard Sounes discusses Charles Bukowski on the Verb, BBC Radio 3.

January 2010:  Reviewing the new edition of Charles Bukowski: Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life (Canongate, £9.99), Victoria Segal writes in the Guardian that Sounes 'distils Bukowski's unlovely life into biographical firewater'.

  2009

 21 September 2009: Film director Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler) wants to make a movie based on Howard Sounes's forthcoming book Heist, according to Variety. Heist is under option to U.S. production company XYZ.

 2008

7 February 2008: Charles Bukowski: Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life is published in French translation by Editions du Rocher of Paris as Bukowski: une vie de fou. "... the first biography worthy of the name devoted to Buk," concludes Le Figaro.

  2007

 July 2007: Paperback publication of Seventies in the U.K. by Simon & Schuster.

 July 2007: Charles Bukowski's novel Hollywood is published in a new U.K. edition by Canongate, with an introduction by biographer Howard Sounes.

 2006

October 2006: Laterza Editore announces an Italian translation of Seventies.

September 2006: Charles Bukowski: Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life is published in Sweden, by Härnqvists bokförlag, as Bukowski: En Biografi. “... not the first book about Bukowski – but the best,” reports Svenka Dagbladet .

14 August 2006: Howard Sounes appears on Radio 4's Today programme to talk about his new book, Seventies.

7 August 2006: Hardback publication of Seventies in the U.K., by Simon & Schuster.

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