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Iain Sinclair (Salt Studies in Contemporary Literature & Culture)

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Published by Salt Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9330167M
    ISBN 101876857811
    ISBN 109781876857813


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Travelling on foot is a national obsession that has inspired a whole tradition of great writing, from Laurie Lee to Iain Sinclair Published: 3 Jul Top 10 books about walking in Britain. London Orbital by Iain Sinclair pp, Granta, £ For a couple of years now, the writer, critic and deeply lovable polymath Kevin Jackson has not returned my phone calls.

Iain Sinclair is a British writer and film maker. Much of his work is rooted in London, most recently within the influences of psychogeography. Sinclair's education includes studies at Trinity College, Dublin, where he edited Icarus, the Courtauld Institute of Art (University of London), and the London School of Film Technique (now the London /5.

Iain Sinclair has books on Goodreads with ratings. Iain Sinclair’s most popular book is London Orbital. Downriver is a brilliant London novel by its foremost chronicler, Iain Sinclair. WINNER OF THE ENCORE AWARD AND THE JAMES TAIT BLACK MEMORIAL PRIZE The Thames runs through Downriver like an open wound, draining the pain and filth of London and its mercurial inhabitants/5(6).

"Downriver" takes us to Sinclair's familiar turf, the East End of London and eventully transports us Iain Sinclair book the way downriver to the mouth of the Thames, but the real geography mapped here is the one inside Iain Sinclair's head. This man's imagination is incredibly fertile, and it rarely by: 6.

Iain Sinclair explores modern London through a day's hike around the London Overground route. Echoing his journey in London Orbital over a decade ago, Iain Sinclair narrates his second circular walk around the capital.

Shortly after rush-hour and accompanied by a rambling companion, Sinclair begins walking along London's Overground network, or, 'Ginger Line'. A New Statesman Book of the Year London. A city apart. Inimitable. Or so it once seemed. Spiralling from the outer limits of the Overground to the pinnacle of the Shard, Iain Sinclair encounters a metropolis stretched beyond Edition: MMP.

Iain Sinclair is a writer of fiction, poetry and non-fiction. The Spectator calls him “our greatest guide to London”. He is the author of London: City of Disappearances, and lives in Hackney in east London Iain Sinclair on Wikipedia Iain Sinclair's website. I enjoyed reading Iain Sinclair’s ‘The Last London’, as I’ve enjoyed reading about his other dérives through the city I walk in every day (LRB, 30 March).

The only thing about his city I don’t recognise is that it appears to have only ever been described by, Author: Iain Sinclair. London Overground retraces legendary London writer Iain Sinclair’s journey with film-maker Andrew Kötting around the Overground railway for the book.

Explore books by Iain Sinclair with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ "Iain Sinclair has growing reputation as a novelist and writer of documentary non-fiction. This study covers his major works, but also seeks to trace the connections.

Now Lichtenstein and Iain Sinclair have written an extraordinary book that weaves together Lichenstein's quest for Rodinsky. Part mystery story, part memoir, part travelogue, Rodinsky's Room is a testament to a world that has all but vanished and the celebration of the life of a unique : Granta Books.

An unconventional, atmospheric exploration of London from one of its most unique chroniclers. At first, some readers may experience confusion about the latest from Sinclair (American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light,etc.), trying to discern if this book is just a stream-of-consciousness to worry, however, as the narrative is a bright collection of the author’s walks Author: Iain Sinclair.

Iain Sinclair (). “Downriver, or, The vessels of wrath: a narrative in twelve tales”, Penguin Books Ltd. A comprehensive study of Iain Sinclair's writing, this work covers his key texts from the early s up to London Orbital.

It situates Sinclair's work in relation to a range of major London writers, from Blake and Dickens through to Peter Ackroyd, and offers readings from a cultural Marxist perspective.

A New Statesman Book of the Year. London. A city apart. Inimitable. Or so it once seemed. Spiralling from the outer limits of the Overground to the pinnacle of the Shard, Iain Sinclair encounters a metropolis stretched beyond recognition/5(24).

Looking for books by Iain Sinclair. See all books authored by Iain Sinclair, including London Orbital: A Walk Around the M25, and Downriver, and more on Soft cover.

Condition: Very Good. Signed by Iain Sinclair on the title page. Italian edition of book first published in English as London Orbital. Edizione italiana a cura di Nicoletta Vallorani.

Traduzione di Luca Fusari. Slight wear only. Language: eng. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # When In Doubt, Quote Ballard Extensive interview with Iain Sinclair about psychogeography, writing and J.G. Ballard Londonist interview 3:AM interview Robert Bond, Iain Sinclair, Salt Publishing, ISBN Swandown Notebook on Cities and CultureAn interview on.

As well as essays and book reviews each issue also contains poems, an exhibition review, ‘short cuts’, letters and a diary, and is available in print, online, and offline via our app. The book business, started by a man who spent twenty years helping to rehabilitate former addicts and a partner with a shop at Archway, caught the eye of sympathetic journalists by displaying a full complement of shipboard cats and open boxes of Beatrix Potter.

Iain Sinclair is working on unpublishable poems and thinking about Tasmania Author: Iain Sinclair. Read an Excerpt. Extract from London: City of Disappearances by Iain Sinclair - this piece is written by the author Will Self.

CHARING CROSS HOSPITAL. It matters where you are born. Not only the country or the city, the burg or the hamlet - but the precise location, its height above terra firma, its positioning in the welter of the world; for this is the still point at the exact centre of the.

'A book about London; in other words, a book about everything' Peter Ackroyd, The Times Walking the streets of London, Iain Sinclair traces nine routes across the territory of the capital. Connecting people and places, redrawing boundaries both ancient and modern, reading obscure signs and finding hidden patterns, Sinclair creates a fluid snapshot of the city.4/5(2).

Iain Sinclair. Iain Sinclair is the award-winning writer of numerous critically acclaimed books on London, including Lights Out for the Territory, London Orbital and London Overground.

He won the Encore Award and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel Downriver. He lives in Hackney, East London. More Author Information. “When I opened Iain Sinclair's American Smoke I felt something very is a style both measured and sumptuously wild--a beautiful, obsessive and individual style--and it's the right weapon for attacking a monumental task: visiting American towns and landscapes associated with the Beats and the writers and poets in their orbit.”.

Winner of the Encore Award in Britain, Welsh-born poet and antiquarian-bookseller Sinclair's second novel (but first US publication): a tumultuous, frenzied, and mercilessly critical story of London past and present.

Constructed as a series of interlocking stories, the primary focus is on the Docklands, a rundown wharf and warehouse district that was targeted for upscale redevelopment in Author: Iain Sinclair. In Downriver, Iain Sinclair s first book to be published in the United States, the author traces the ruins of Thatcher s reign, through the lens of a fictional film crew that has been hired to make a documentary about what s left of the river life that was.

Sinclair is a stylist, his writing accomplished but dense and generally uncompromising. He takes the reader to interesting places, but not every reader will enjoy the voyage. Downriver is a mightily impressive book, but not necessarily approachable. Sinclair's language can sweep one away, but at over pages it is a long and sometimes.

Living with Buildings is a remarkable book; surprisingly gripping and often very moving. It extends and deepens Iain Sinclair's extraordinary 'brain-mapping project' - his investigation, carried out over many books and years, into how place embeds itself into mind, and mind into place/5(34).

Iain Sinclair walk – Austin Friars to Mile End Road This was a mystery walk, and a walk of secrets revealed. It seemed to come out of the blue. I thanked the great writer Iain Sinclair for the directions he’d provided for the Austerlitz walk I did with Bob and Roberta Smith and sent him.

The writer Iain Sinclair has lived in East London for four decades, and in Ghost Milk, he tells a very different story about his home: that of a neighborhood turned upside down, of stolen history. Long-beloved parks have vanished; police raids can occur at any time; and high-security exclusion zones—enforced by armed guards and hidden cameras First published: 17 Jul,   A New Statesman Book of the Year London.

A city apart. Inimitable. Or so it once seemed. Spiralling from the outer limits of the Overground to the pinnacle of the Shard, Iain Sinclair encounters a metropolis stretched beyond recognition/5().

Iain MacGregor Sinclair was born J in Cardiff, Wales, to Henry and Doris Sinclair, and grew up in Maesteg, a former mining town outside of Cardiff. He attended Cheltenham College and the London School of Film Technique (now the London Film School) before enrolling at Trinity College in Dublin where he served as the editor of the.

WHY AN A TO Z of Iain Sinclair. Partly because the A–Z (pronounced “A to Z” but spelled A–Z) was the map, in book form, by which for so long, so many London insiders and outsiders found.

The Magic Door (English, Paperback) Chris Torrance, Iain Sinclair. Poetry. THE MAGIC DOOR is the long-awaited collected edition of Chris Torrance's life work.

Gathering eight books originally published between andthe collection makes available and rejuvenates the work of this unjustly neglected poet, an important figure in the British Poetry Revival.

Iain Sinclair is a writer, filmmaker and ‘‘psychogeographer’ whose work and documentation of the borough of Hackney is unrivalled.

Born in Cardiff inIain moved to London in the s after studying at Trinity College, Dublin, where he studied film. Iain knows how to write, but his frame of mind and perception of the world can be tough to align with and really enjoying this book might require a shift in consciousness.'White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings' following a dual story line, one in the modern world - an obnoxious band of London-based book sellers intent on finding long lost text and /5(22).

Iain Sinclair was born in in Cardiff, and studied at Trinity College, Dublin, the Courtauld Institute of Art, and the London School of Film Technique.

His early work was poetry, published by his own Albion Village Press, and including the collections Lud Heat: A Book of the Dead Hamlets () and Suicide Bridge: A Mythology of the South Place Of Birth: Cardiff, Wales.

For U.K. Author, Games A 'Smoke And Circuses' Affair. J • Iain Sinclair wishes London had never won the bid for the Olympic Games.

In his new book, Ghost Milk, the longtime East. Interview with Iain Sinclair on his book, 'London Orbital'. Presenter: Harriett Gilbert.White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings ()  Iain Sinclair With a new introduction by Alan Moore Book Description ‘In this extraordinary work Sinclair combines a sort of spiritual inquest or seance into the Whitechapel Ripper murders and the dark side of the late Victorian imagination with another plot-thread, done in hectic picaresque, of a posse of seedy book dealers hot on the trail of.