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 2017

June: Seventies: The Sights Sounds and Ideas of a Brilliant Decade now on sale in the UK and USA as an e-book.

May: Queen Letizia of Spain browses new Spanish edition of Down the Highway at Madrid Book Fair.

16 March: Fred & Rose now on sale in the USA, in an e-book edition from openroadmedia. Click and follow links to buy from Amazon, Kobo, Barnes & Noble.

March: Howard Sounes tells the story of the £53 m Securitas robbery in the Channel 5 documentary, Britain's Biggest Cash Grab.

 2016

December: Dylan commentators including Howard Sounes feature in the BBC World Service special, Bob Dylan - In So Many Words.

October: Down the Highway reprinted in the US, China, Japan, Spain and Argentina in response to Dylan winning Nobel Prize for Literature. 

August: New edition of Charles Bukowski published in Brazil by Veneta.

March: Charles Bukowski released as an audio book, read by the author. Available throughout the world from Audible/ Amazon.

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

2015

16 October: Biography of Lou Reed sparks debate - New York Times.

October: Hardback publication of Notes from the Velvet Underground: The Life of Lou Reed.

July: Heist released as an Audible audio book. 

May: 27: A History of the 27 Club published in paperback in the US by Da Capo.

2014

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

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

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

May: Amy, 27 published in Portuguese (also now in Spanish).

2013 

16 November: Howard Sounes discusses the 27 Club - CNN.

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

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

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

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

March: Fab published in Norwegian as Paul McCartney - bak scenen (Libretto Forlag). Also in translation in Brazil, Denmark, Finland, Germany and Holland.

2012

May: Heist optioned by Universal Pictures.

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

  2011

November: Fab published in paperback in the US, Canada and Brazil.

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

September: Revised and expanded edition of Down the Highway published as an e-book.

August: Fab published in Finland.

6 June: Booklist chooses Fab as one of the Top Ten Biographies of 2011.

June: Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney published in the UK by HarperCollins - paperback and e-book.

24 May: Expanded edition of Down the Highway published in the UK by Doubleday, in the US by Grove Press, to mark Dylan's seventieth.

22 May: Chrissie Hynde, Howard Sounes, Geoff Dyer and Cate Blanchett choose 70th birthday gifts for Bob Dylan - Observer

7 May: Professor Sir Christopher Ricks discusses Dylan at seventy with Howard Sounes - BBC World Service.

April: Reprint of Heist includes update on conviction of 'Lighting' Lee Murray.

March: Fab: Het Leven van Paul McCartney published in Dutch translation by Ambo. Den Sande Historie om Paul McCartney in Danish translation by Lindhardt og Ringhof.

2010

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

November: Howard Sounes in Toronto to launch Canadian edition of Fab.

August: Howard Sounes talks at Anni Ribelli cultural festival in Brienza, Italy.

Summer: Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney published in the UK and US.

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

4 MayRadio 4 broadcasts 'The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll', presented by Howard Sounes.

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

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

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

  2009

September: Darren Aronofsky wants to direct a movie based on Howard Sounes's forthcoming book Heist, according to Variety. Heist is under option to production company XYZ.

 2008

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

  2007

 July: Paperback publication of Seventies in the UK - Simon & Schuster. Bukowski's novel Hollywood published in new UK edition by Canongate - introduction by Howard Sounes.

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