WorldCat Identities

Burn, Gordon 1948-2009

Overview
Works: 36 works in 165 publications in 4 languages and 4,140 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  Portraits  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Artists' books  Case studies  History 
Roles: Author, Other, zxx, Author of introduction
Classifications: HV6248.S69, 364.15230924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gordon Burn
Somebody's husband, somebody's son : the story of the Yorkshire Ripper by Gordon Burn( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To his family in the small town of Bingley near Bradford in the north of England, he was known as "our Pete". To the police, who had hunted him for more than six years through the towns and cities of Yorkshire, he was known as the Yorkshire Ripper, the sadistic killer of thirteen women. In this study of Peter Sutcliffe, the man they finally charged, the author has given us one of the most incisive and revelatory books ever written about the life and times, the family and social milieu of a mass murderer
On the way to work by Damien Hirst( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An extremely candid autobiography of Hirst presented in a series of conversations with the British writer, Gordon Burn ... intimate conversations are puncutated with art form all phases of his career chosen by Hirst himself
I want to spend the rest of my life everywhere, with everyone, one to one, always, forever, now by Damien Hirst( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and German and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dynamic and provocative collection of Hirst's ideas and obsessions is a powerful combination of text and visuals. This is a reduced format edition of Hirst's 1997 title
Happy like murderers by Gordon Burn( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Levensbeschrijving van het moordenaarsechtpaar Rosemary en Fred West
Rachel Whiteread : embankment by Catherine Wood( Book )

13 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sculptor Whiteread is renowned for projects created for public spaces. This book lends insight into the creative process involved in realising the vast Turbine Hall at Tate Modern intervention [14,000 stacked polyethylene boxes], from conception through to completion. As well as providing photography of the final towering construction, this publication reveals Whiteread's sources of reference, alongside essays and interview.--Back cover
The end of innocence : photographs from the decades that defined pop : the 1950s to the 1970s by Liz Jobey( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alma : a novel by Gordon Burn( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alma Cogan : a novel by Gordon Burn( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De beroemde Engelse zangeres blikt aan het einde van haar loopbaan terug op haar leven, waarbij allerlei beroemdheden uit de jaren vijftig de revue passeren
Richard Woods by Marco Livingstone( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first monograph on the remarkable work of British artist Richard Woods (b.1966), one of a younger generation of artists whose sculptures and installations operate on the boundary between art, architecture and design
Born yesterday : the news as a novel by Gordon Burn( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De største begivenheder i England i sommeren 2007 er udgangspunkt for denne særprægede roman om, hvordan nyheder skabes, og hvorledes medierne manipulerer dem. Det drejer sig bl.a. om bortførelsen af Madeleine McCann, ny premierminister, rygeforbudet og terroraktionen i Glasgow
Fullalove by Gordon Burn( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een sensatiejournalist voor de Britse rioolpers schildert gruwelijke ervaringen aan de zelfkant van de samenleving in het Londen van de jaren negentig
The North of England Home Service by Gordon Burn( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Cruddas vender efter 40 år tilbage til det nordøstlige England, til et landskab som i foråret 2001 var hærget af kvægbrændinger i forsøg på at udrydde mund- og klovsygen. Men det er ikke den eneste grund til, at Ray ikke vender tilbage til et idyllisk liv på landet
Best and Edwards : football, fame and oblivion by Gordon Burn( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation into a club, two personalities and an England that has all but disappeared, 'Best and Edwards' plots the course and trajectory of two careers unmoored in wildly different ways
Sex & violence, death & silence : encounters with recent art by Gordon Burn( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pocket money : bad-boys, business heads and boom-time snooker by Gordon Burn( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ball the wall : Nik Cohn in the age of rock by Nik Cohn( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four cowboys by Richard Prince( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pocket money : Britain's boom-time snooker by Gordon Burn( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden calf by Damien Hirst( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The news as a novel by Gordon Burn( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about the way news is made, and the way the media creates and manipulates the stories we see before us. It makes us think again about the stories we are fed by the media around us
 
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Alternative Names
Gordon Burn British writer

Languages
English (135)

Spanish (5)

Italian (2)

German (1)

Covers
On the way to workI want to spend the rest of my life everywhere, with everyone, one to one, always, forever, nowHappy like murderersRachel Whiteread : embankmentThe end of innocence : photographs from the decades that defined pop : the 1950s to the 1970sAlma Cogan : a novelRichard WoodsBorn yesterday : the news as a novel