Books

THE SID VICIOUS FAMILY ALBUM
Author: Anne Beverley
Virgin Books, 1980
Long out-of-print picture book compiled by Sid's mother.



AND I DON'T WANT TO LIVE THIS LIFE
Author: Deborah Spungen
Random House, 1983
Comprehensive and well-received biography by Nancy's mother.


SID AND NANCY
Author: Gerald Cole
Methuen Publishing Limited, 1986
Novelisation of the Alex Cox biopic, based on a script containing many deleted scenes.


SID'S WAY: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SID VICIOUS
Authors: Keith Bateson and Alan Parker
Omnibus Press, 1991
The first official biography.


SID VICIOUS: ROCK 'N' ROLL STAR
Author: Malcolm Butt
Plexus, 1997
The first unofficial biography.



EL SID: SAINT VICIOUS
Author: David Dalton
St. Martin's Griffin, 1998
Semi-fictional account of events uniquely told from Sid's perspective.


VICIOUS: TOO FAST TO LIVE
Author: Alan Parker
Creation Books, 2004
Alan's second book provides a wealth of images and articles in one place.



VICIOUS: THE ART OF DYING YOUNG
Author: Mark Paytress
Sanctuary, 2004
A great biography packed with rare anecdotes.



SID VICIOUS: NO ONE IS INNOCENT
Author: Alan Parker
Orion, 2007
Alan Parker's third and most informative book.


A VICIOUS LOVE STORY
Author: Teddie Dahlin
New Haven Publishing, 2012
Memoir by a close friend of Sid's that details their brief romance in the summer of 1977.


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