From complete retrospectives of music and culture to biographies and coffee table limited-edition releases, Ruffian is the place for fans of the different. 


Ruffian Books is an independent publisher specializing in the rebellious side of music, arts, and entertainment cultures- from their origins to present-day influences.


Founded in 2023 by Mike Shea, the visionary behind Alternative Press Magazine, Ruffian Books is poised to carry forward his legacy of documenting the vibrant punk and alternative communities. 


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