Simon Goddard's "Mozipedia: The Encyclopeadia of Morrissey and The Smiths" has been voted Best Book (of 2009) in the annual Mojo magazine readers' poll.---
It received the most votes, ahead of Nick Cave's "The Death of Bunny Munro", Peter Hook's "The Hacienda: How Not To Run a Club", Will Hodgkinson's "The Ballad of Britain" and "The Velvet Underground: New York Art" by Johan Kugelberg.
The full results of the poll are in the new March 2010 edition of the magazine, which is in the shops shortly.
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