Pete Town­shend:

In book­stores Oc­to­ber 9

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Books -

Song­writer, com­poser, lead gui­tarist and cre­ative pow­er­house be­hind the leg­endary Who. Now, for the Ƥ ǡ tells his own story, giv­ing an in­tensely mov­ing ac­count of his ƥ ǡ reper­cus­sions in later life, and his quest to un­der­stand his own past while keep­ing faith with his au­di­ence. As a chron­i­cle of am­bi­tion, con­tro­versy, re­lent­less per­fec­tion­ism and rock ’n’ roll ex­cess this is the most eagerly awaited mu­sic mem­oir of the cen­tury. Thanks to HarperCollins Pub­lish­ers, we have 10 copies of Pete Town­shend’s Au­to­bi­og­ra­phy to give away to our read­ers. For the chance to win a book tell us in 15 words or less why you want to read this book. To en­ter this com­pe­ti­tion SMS A01, your an­swer, name and ad­dress to: 199 11 022. SMS mes­sages cost 55 cents incl GST. All en­tries must be within 160 char­ac­ters (in­clud­ing spa­ces). Sal­mat In­ter­ac­tive. This com­pe­ti­tion starts 06/10/12, 12.01 am (EST) and closes 29/10/12, 12.01am. En­tries will be judged on 30/10/12 at 11am at level 4, 2 Holt Street, Surry Hills, 2010. Win­ners will be an­nounced in The Week­end Aus­tralian news­pa­per on 03/11/12 within pub­lic no­tices. For SMS help please call 1300 131 276.

In the new­est thrilling crime drama to come out of Europe, The Bridge, a body is found in the mid­dle of the Øre­sund Bridge be­tween Swe­den and Den­mark; half of it be­longs to a Swedish politi­cian and the other half to a Dan­ish pros­ti­tute. A bi-na­tional team is put to­gether to solve the crime. To cel­e­brate the re­lease of The Bridge on DVD, Mad­man and SBS are giv­ing one lucky win­ner the chance to win a Euro­pean Crime Drama pack con­tain­ing 6 award-win­ning and grip­ping crime dra­mas from Europe! Prize in­cludes: The Bridge on DVD, The Killing Se­ries 1 and 2 on DVD, The Ea­gle – The Com­plete Col­lec­tion on DVD, Spi­ral – Se­ries 1-3 on DVD, The Pro­tec­tors – Se­ries 1 and 2 on DVD. For the chance to win a Euro­pean Crime Drama Pack an­swer this ques­tion in 15 words or less: If you could com­mit a ‘per­fect crime’, what would it be and why? To en­ter this com­pe­ti­tion SMS A02, your an­swer, name and ad­dress to: 199 11 022. SMS mes­sages cost 55 cents incl GST. All en­tries must be within 160 char­ac­ters (in­clud­ing spa­ces). Sal­mat In­ter­ac­tive. This com­pe­ti­tion starts 06/10/12, 12.01 am (EST) and closes 29/10/12, 12.01am. En­tries will be judged on 30/10/12 at 11am at level 4, 2 Holt Street, Surry Hills, 2010. Win­ners will be an­nounced in The Week­end Aus­tralian news­pa­per on 03/11/12 within pub­lic no­tices. For SMS help please call 1300 131 276.

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