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Shinko Music Publishing

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Duran Duran (1981 album) - Songbook - 1981

  • Contains musical arangements for all the songs on the Duran Duran album
ISBN-10: 0711900426
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Duran Duran Hot Scene - 1982 Japan

  • Contains onstage photos and fact files
Ongaku Senka Sha 02148-8
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Rio - Songbook - 1982 UK

  • Contains the lyrics and music to all nine songs from the Rio album, with photos (32-page book)
Wise Pub.071190457x
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The Official Lyric Book - 1982

  • Contains the melody, lyrics and chords for every song on Duran Duran's first two albums (32-page book)
ISBN-10: 0711902313
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Duran Duran: Their Story - 1982 UK

Proteus 0862761719
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Duran Duran - 1982 UK

  • Contains black and white (and a few color) photos of the band
  • 46 pages
Babylon Books

ISBN 0 907188 16 8

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Seven and the Ragged Tiger - Songbook - 1983 UK

  • Contains the melody, lyrics and chords for nine songs on the album, with colour pictures in the center, a Duran Duran Dateline and history of the band. (32-page book)
Wise Pub.071190457x
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Duran Duran In Their Own Words - 1983 UK

  • Contains full color and color-tinted photos
  • 30 pages
Omnibus Press

ISBN 0.7119.0374.3

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Duran Duran (In Their Own Words) - 1983 UK

  • Contains full color and color-tinted photos exactly as above, except Japanese text.
  • 30 pages
Omnibus Press
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Duran Duran - Back Pocket Books - 1983

Hal Leonard Publishing
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Duran Duran Photo Story - 1983 Japan

  • Contains colour photos and black & white photos, biographies of each band member and discography, with all Japanese text. (98-page softback book)
Tritec
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Duran Duran - 1984

  • Published in Japan
Kosaido Co. Ltd
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Visual Duran Duran Photo Book - (no year printed)

  • 12 pages
(no publisher listed)
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Duran Duran - 1984

  • 66 pages
Beekman House / Crown
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Duran Duran by Susan Martin - June 1984
  • 63-pages
ISBN-10: 0671530992
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To Duran Duran With Love - 1984

  • 64-pages compiled by fans for fans. By Stacey Huggins, the book features black & white photos and comments from the fans.
ISBN-10: 0867193360
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The ABC of Duran Duran - 1984 UK

  • 30 pages of facts, pictures and personal profiles of each of the original five.

Visual Media Ltd

ISBN 0-7119-0588-6

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Duran Duran Quiz Book by Mike West - 1984

  • 48-pages paper back featuring puzzles and questions
Babylon Books
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Everything You Want To Know About Duran Duran by Toby Goldstein - 1984

  • Book tells their story with in depth text to 1984 with 16 pages of photos, 150-pages.
ISBN 0345321774
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Arena - Songbook - 1984

  • Contains music arangments for all the songs on the Arena album.
ISBN-10: 0711906270
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Inside Duran Duran - 1984 US

  • Includes individual profiles of each band member with colour photos. (64-page book)
Starbooks/Signet Special, Creskill, NJ USA
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Inside Duran Duran - 1984 Japan

  • Includes individual profiles of each band member with colour photos. (64-page book)
Shinko 4-401-62088-7
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Duran Duran In Japan - 1984

  • 96 pages
  • Contains color photos and black & white photos, with all Japanese text.
Shinko Music Publishing
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Duran Duran: The First Four Years of the Fab Five - 1984 UK

  • Detailing the first four years of Duran Duran, the first book written by noted science fiction author Neil Gaiman and includes "Duranograghy", illustrated throughout. (123-page softback book)
Proteus 0-86276-259-6
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Duran Duran Live - 1984 UK

  • Biography of the band, packed with colour photos written by Philip Kamin and Peter Goddard (96-page softback book)
Virgin 0-86369-068-8
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Duran Duran Scrapbook: Volume 1 - 1980s

  • Book full of articles extracted from newspapers and magazines all about the band, alongside black & white and colour pictures.
ISBN 0946759006
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Duran Duran Scrapbook: Volume 1 - reverse cover

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Duran Duran Scrapbook: Volume 2 - 1980s

  • Book full of articles extracted from newspapers and magazines all about the band, alongside black & white and colour pictures.
ISBN 0946759057
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Duran Duran Scrapbook: Volume 2 - reverse cover

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Duran Duran Scrapbook: Volume 3 - 1980s

  • Covers the years 1983-87. Book full of articles extracted from newspapers and magazines all about the band, alongside black & white and colour pictures.
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Duran Duran Scrapbook: Volume 3 - reverse cover

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Duran Duran Scrapbook: Volume 4 - 1980s

  • Book full of articles extracted from newspapers and magazines all about the band, alongside black & white and colour pictures.
ISBN 0946759065
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Duran Duran Scrapbook: Volume 4 - reverse cover

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Duran Duran Scrapbook: Volumes 6 & 7

  • Special edition double issue. 1980s book featuring articles extracted from newspapers and magazines all about Duran Duran, alongside black & white and colour band pictures.
ISBN 0946759073
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Duran Duran Scrapbook: Volume 8

  • UK 44-page softback book featuring pictures, press cuttings and media articles.
Babylon 0907188419
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The Best of Duran Duran - 1984 UK

  • Includes full colour page photos and information, produced by Marks and Spencers. (48-page book)
St. Michael 086273181x
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Sing Blue Silver: Photographed Around The World 1984 - 1984 UK

  • Documenting the band's world tour, includes exclusive live photos and behind the scenes by Denis O'Regan. (82-page softback book)
Tritec 0-7181-2573-8
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Sing Blue Silver: Photographed Around The World 1984 - 1984 Japanese version

  • Documenting the band's world tour, includes exclusive live photos and behind the scenes by Denis O'Regan. (82-page softback book)
Tritec
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The Anabas Look Book Series: Duran Duran - 1984 UK

  • Written by John Carver is part of the Look Book series, featuring colour photos, individual profiles of band members. (28-page softback book)
Anabas 1-85099-001-8
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Duran Duran Photo Shot - 1984 Japan

  • Features pictures and biography information in Japanese Text. (36-page book)
Shinko 4-401-62073-9
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Duran Duran Photo Gallery - 1984 Japan

  • Contains profiles of the band, photos and written in Japanese text. (36-pages)
4-401-62089-6
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Duran Duran - 1984 UK

  • Written by Maria David and contains colour photos of the band with information. (64-page hardback book)
There are at least 3 H/B versions of this where the books themselves are identical (all printed in Spain but with English text), but the dustcovers vary -

UK - Colour Library 0862832519 UK - Coombe Books 0862832519 USA - Crescent Books 0517460422

Plus there was a P/B German language version sold under the title "Popstar Album Nr. 1".

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Duran Duran - 1984 Japan

  • Includes Biography, quotes, profiles of the band members. (80-page book)
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Duran Duran - 1984 UK

  • Contains Duran Duran File, discography and colour photo. (68-page hardback book)
Octopus 070642252x
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Interference - 1984 UK

  • Produced by Nick Rhodes containing abstract photos (127-page)
ISBN-10: 0718125517
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Zine - 1984 USA

  • Contains 3 issues of the US Duranzine. (48 pages)
ISBN 0946759022
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The Book of Words - 1985 UK

Omnibus 0-7119-0547-9
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Drum: An Extraordinary Adventure - 1985

  • Charts the story of Drum and the near fatal capsize.
ISBN-10: 0283994045
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Arena The Book - 1985

ISBN: 0951011812
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Duran Duran Forte Editore - 1985

  • Italian picture book
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The Fabulous Five - 1986

  • Italian book by di Gianluca Bassi (100 pages, paperback)
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Simon Le Bon: I Libri Dei Tuoi Big - 1987

  • Italian book
Forte Editore
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John Taylor: I Libri Dei Tuoi Big - 1986

  • Italian book
Forte Editore
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Duran Duran: I Libri Dei Tuoi Big - 1986

  • 125 page Italian book
Forte Editore
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Boys Came From Planet Earth - 1987

  • Japanese book (190-pages)
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Nomi, Date, Incisioni, Interviste, Testi, Discografia, Immagini: Duran Duran - 1987

  • 160 page Italian book
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Strange Behaviour '87 - Duran Tour - Minuto per Minuto - 1987 Italy

  • Book by Elena Ravelli, includes 23"x14" Duran Duran poster
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La Storia dei Duran Duran - late 1980s Italy

  • Book by Cogliati & Cavagnoli. The story of Duran Duran from the beginning to 1987. (397 pages)
Forte, (s.d.)
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La Storia dei Duran Duran - late 1980s Italy

  • Two book set version by Cogliati & Cavagnoli. The story of Duran Duran from the beginning to 1987 (400 pages)
Forte, (s.d.)
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Duran Duran - 1987 Italy

  • 32 pages
Forte Editore
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John Taylor - 1987 Italy

  • 32 pages
Forte Editore
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Simon Le Bon - 1987 Italy

  • 32 pages
Forte Editore
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A Capri Con I Duran Duran - 1987 Italy

  • Dedicated to Duran Duran's stay in Capri, Italy in May 1987. The book features a photo reportage on the three days that Duran Duran spent on the island of Capri just before the Italian tour kicked off.
Forte Editore
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Rock Show - 1988 Italy

  • 79 pages.
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Duran Duran World - 1988 UK

  • Photo reportage book following the band around the world during 1987-88, with photographs by Virginia Liberatore (234-page softback book)
CPC Publishing 187168188x
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Notorious - Songbook - 1988 Japan

  • Songbook featuring score tablature and lyrics, all in Japanese text (111-page softback book)
Toshiba EMI 2200
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Big Thing - Songbook - 1989

  • Songbook featuring score tablature and lyrics. (44-page book)
ISBN-10: 0861754468
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Decade - Songbook - 1989

  • Songbook featuring score tablature and lyrics
ISBN-10: 0863597262
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Duran Duran In Japan - 1989 Japan

  • Illustrated and featuring individual interviews with the band, plus Q&A and 12 Days All Around Japan tour diary. (68-page softback book)
Onagaku Senka
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The Wedding Album - Songbook - 1993 UK

  • Contains the music, lyrics and guitar tablature for all 13 songs on The Wedding Album. (88-page book)
IMP 0-7935-2800-3
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V.I.P. Paperback Music: Duran Duran - 1993 Germany

  • Book by Annette Weidner featuring colour/black & white photos. (31-page book)
ISBN: 3552051309
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Duran Movement From Japan - 2000 Japan

  • Features 77 pages about Duran Duran with the remainder dedicated to the group Japan, includes photos, interviews and information with all text in Japanese. (224-page softback book)
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Duran Duran - Archive Series (Vol. 8)

  • Official Japanese book. Includes exclusive interviews and photos. Disc guide, Japan tour report. 196-pages, A4 size.
Sinko Music Publishing 2004
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Notorious: The Unauthorised Biography - 2005 UK

  • Contains interviews and never seen photographs, written by Steve Mallins (280-page Hardback book)
Andre Deutsch 1862003467
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Notorious: The Unauthorised Biography

  • Contains interviews and never seen photographs, written by Steve Mallins (280-page Hardback book)
Andre Deutsch 02233001379
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Notorious: The Unauthorised Biography - 2013

  • Contains interviews and never seen photographs, written by Steve Mallins (Hardback book)
Andre Deutsch 9780233003924
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Duran Duran Unseen - 2005 UK

Reynolds & Hearn Ltd
978 1905287659
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New Romantic Years - 2005 Japan

Shinko
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Duran Duran 1981-2006: Glam Pop Party - 2006 Italy

  • 304-page biographical book
Editori Riuniti/Momenti Rock
ISBN 8-83595-857-1
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Wild Boy: My Life In Duran Duran - 2008 UK

  • Andy Taylor's autobiography with behind the scenes information of the band and his life. (336-pages)
Grand Central Publishing 13:9780446509395
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Would Someone Please Explain?: The Best Of Ask Katy - 2008

ISBN-10: 0956250300
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Duran Duran Discography - 2010

  • Features content from Wikipedia (112-pages)
ISBN-10: 6132857435
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Master This!: Guitar - 24 February 2011

  • Features Dominic Brown on the front cover. A 'how to' series that encourages budding enthusiasts and inspires those already taking part in a range of sports and hobbies. (32-pages)
Wayland ISBN-10: 0750265477
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Duran Duran - Rare Items - 28 October 2011

Books LLC ISBN:9781234708429
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In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death and Duran Duran - 2012

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Careless Memories of Strange Behavior: My Notorious Life as a Duran Duran Fan - 12 June 2012

  • e-book by Lyndsey Parker (20-pages)
Rhino Entertainment
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Friends of Mine: Thirty Years in the Life of a Duran Duran Fan - 4 September 2013

  • Book by Elisa Lorello
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Beautiful Colors: The Posters of Duran Duran - November 2013

  • Book by Andrew Golub
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Careless Memories - 15 December 2013

Intense Books
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The Music Between Us: Concert Ads of Duran Duran - August 2016

  • Book by Andrew Golub
Durandy Productions LLC
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Duran Duran: Legacy - TBA

  • Book by Derek Suprykae (700-pages)
TBA

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