Iain Sinclair on walking, markets and his impossible challenge, on The Telegraph

Long-term East London resident Iain Sinclair talks to Jessica Salter about life in Hackney, book dealing, and waiting for his great-grandfather’s missing camera.

Read the article: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/10418280/Iain-Sinclair-on-walking-markets-and-his-impossible-challenge.html

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M25 coach tour: as it happened, from The Telegraph

“The Brighton & Hove Bus Company has launched a new tour of the M25, perhaps Britain’s most hated road. Jolyon Attwooll was on board.”

One of my google alerts, or “cyber fishing rods” (I like to think of google alerts as a fishing device for cyberspace), caught this article.

I cannot imagine anything crazier than a bus tour of the M25. They even release a certificate.

Read the article here.

 

Ghost milk: the reviews

Reviews of Iain’s new book are pouring in the Net, I’ll try to collect them in this post and if you would like to help feel free to add more as comments.

Tony Hill on motherboard.tv: http://motherboard.tv/2011/7/5/iain-sinclair-and-2012-doom

Owen Hatherley on The Independent: http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/reviews/ghost-milk-calling-time-on-the-grand-project-by-iain-sinclair-2308549.html

Leyla Sanai on The Independent: This lone struggle against London 2012 needs some help, 17/07/2011

Claire Allfree on Metro: http://www.metro.co.uk/lifestyle/868512-iain-sinclair-on-exposing-the-dark-side-of-east-londons-redevelopment

Jonathan Sale on The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/8600876/Ghost-Milk-by-Iain-Sinclair-review.html

Robert Macfarlane on The Guardian: Iain Sinclair’s struggles with the city of London, Friday 15 July 2011

Sinclair McKay on The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/bookreviews/8652550/Ghost-Milk-Calling-Time-on-the-Grand-Project-by-Iain-Sinclair-review.html, 21 Jul 2011

Polly Devlin on The Irish Times: Dangerous games to play?, 23/07/2011

Michael Bywater on The First Post:  Exposed: the nightmare of the London Olympics, 20/07/2011

Declan Tan on http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk: link, 15/12/2011