This sequel to Grammy-nominated bestseller Under the Big Black Sun continues the up-close + personal account of the L.A. punk scene with fifty rare photos. More Fun in the New World explores the years 1982 to 1987, covering the dizzying pinnacle of L.A.’s punk rock movement as its stars took to the national, + often international, stage. Detailing the eventual splintering of punk into various sub-genres, the second volume of John Doe + Tom DeSavia’s west coast punk history portrays the rich cultural diversity of the movement + its characters, the legacy of the scene, how it affected other art forms + ultimately influenced mainstream pop culture. The book also pays tribute to many of the fallen soldiers of punk rock, the pioneers who left the world much too early but whose influence hasn’t faded. Hardcover. 336 pages.