Date Published/Title Author(s)/Contributor(s) Publisher
1984: An Ideal for Living: An History of Joy Division Mark Johnson
Includes material by Paul Morley and Jon Wozencroft
1989: Unknown Pleasures and Wayward Distractions Brian Edge Omnibus Press
1991: Shots from the Hip Charles Shaar Murray Penguin
1992: Vagabond Ed. Jon Savage and Jon Wozencroft
Includes full transcript of interview with Martin Hannet, 29/5/89
1995: Touching from a Distance: Ian Curtis and Joy Division Deborah Curtis Faber and Faber
1996: From Joy Division to New Order: The Factory Story Mick Middles Virgin
1997: Time Travel Jon Savage Vintage
1997: Gothic: Transmutations of Horror in Late Twentieth Century Art Christoph Grunenberg Institute of Contemporary Art
Boston/The MIT Press

Contamporary articles about the group appeared in all the national music papers:
Melody Maker, New Musical Express, Record Mirror and Sounds - and Mancunian media like: City Fun, New Manchester Review.