- February 9 - Brian Connolly, aged 51
- April 5 - Allen Ginsberg, aged 70
- November 30 - Kathy Acker, aged 50
- Flashing On The Sixties by Lisa Law, a reprint from 1987
- I Want to Take You Higher: The Psychedelic Era 1965-1969 by Charles Perry, Barry Miles etc.
- My Face for the World to See: Candy Darling
- Nick Drake: The Biography by Patrick Humphries
- The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories by Tim Burton