London Fictions is a book about London, real and imagined. Two dozen
contemporary writers, from Ca..
With an Introduction by Rosemary O'Day. London Labour and the London
Poor is a masterpiece of pe..
While many books, films and documentaries claim to have captured the
phenomenon that was Swinging ..
Voted by the London Times as one of the best writers since 1945,
Michael Moorcock has long been co..
A section that isn't entirely about
dereliction but of places whose "musical heritage" is largely ..
When people think of London's rivers, the vast thoroughfare of the
Thames immediately springs to m..
Three and half weeks. Three hundred miles. I saw roaring arterial
highway and silent lanes, candle..
The Hebrides hold a remarkable place in the imaginations of Scotland and
England. On the outer edg..
The battered and exhausted Britain of 1945 was desperate for workers -
to rebuild, to fill the fac..
Iain Sinclair's classic early text, Lud Heat, explores mysterious
cartographic connections between..
Total Refreshment Centre created space for new music, until the venue
closed last year. The story ..
Freedom fighter, fugitive, celebrated prisoner, president: the hero of a
nation. Nelson Mandela wa..
A quirky compendium of essays on maps, places and people, many by
leading writers including Iain S..
Elizabeth Gaskell's first novel depicts nothing less than the great
clashes between capital and la..
In the Middle Ages, surgery was performed by barbers, owing to their
skill with sharp instruments...
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