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The list is developed by the editors of the JPMS and announced prior to publication on the homepage for the International Association of Popular Music Studies-United States.
One new book studying U2 and its fans is on the June 2019 list:
- Myth, Fan Culture, and the Popular Appeal of Liminality in the Music of U2: A Love Story. Brian Johnston and Susan Mackey-Kallis. Lexington Books, 2018. (The authors have shared a flyer for a 30% discount on book orders through Nov. 11, 2019.)
Brian Johnston is visiting assistant professor in the Department of Media, Journalism and Film at Miami University.
Susan Mackey-Kallis is associate professor in the Department of Communication at Villanova University.
Several other books on the JPMS list might also be of interest to those working in the area of U2 Studies.