The authors of this work are: Michael Bracewell, Claire Doherty, and Annabel Lucas. "Got Up Late the Other Day" is the first comprehensive overview of Paul Rooney's sophisticated art practice. It presents a collection of twenty-four works spanning the years 1998 to 2005, from early CD albums through sound pieces, video, text and performances. The book marks a pivotal career moment, finding Rooney attracting significant national and international acclaim that takes him from his home city of Liverpool to Cuba, Germany and Australia. This geographic shift from a local to global context is reflected in the content, aspiration and feel of his work.