Author of Pop-Culture Books Releases His First Comic Novel

Garry Berman, author of three books dealing in various pop-culture themes, has released his first novel “Old Wave” - a fictional story about an 80s pop band’s attempt to reunite.

Online PR News – 28-July-2011 – – Garry Berman has officially released his latest book - "Old Wave: a comic novel". Currently available on, Berman’s latest release is making waves among readers and critics alike.

"Old Wave" is the story of a 1980s pop band named Magenta Nun, with one-and-a-half hits to its credit, and whose members reunite after 25 years to record a new album, and take part in a tour featuring "the cream of the mediocre crop" of bands from the New Wave era. Magenta Nun's comic misadventures are full of eccentric characters, snappy dialogue, and unexpected plot twists and turns, as the band forges ahead with its comeback.

Garry Berman is the author of three non-fiction books. His book "Best of the Britcoms" (newly revised and updated), celebrates the finest British situation comedies to air throughout the U.S. since the mid-1970s. Berman's oral history of the Beatlemania era, "We're Going to See the Beatles!" contains interviews with over 40 people from across the country who were swept up in the hysteria during the Beatles' historic American tours in the mid-1960s. He has also completed the (soon to be published) first biography of legendary comedian Ed Wynn, currently titled – “Perfect Fool: The Life and Career of Ed Wynn”.

“Old Wave” is available on and For more information on Garry Berman and his work or to contact Garry, go to: