“American Smoke” paperback coming soon to your bookshop

A sneak preview to the cover of the paperback edition of “American Smoke”, which should hit the bookshops in July.



American Smoke shortlisted for the Dolman Best Travel Book of the Year

We’ve just heard that American Smoke has been shortlisted for the Dolman Best Travel Book of the Year.

Congratulations to Iain.


“American Smoke” review on The Washington Post

I have come across several reviews all posted today on american websites – maybe the book was just released to the public in the USA.

The first I came across is from The Washington Post.

Here you go: http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/american-smoke-journeys-to-the-end-of-the-light-by-iain-sinclair/2014/04/30/810b9836-cbd5-11e3-a75e-463587891b57_story.html?tid=hpModule_5fb4f58a-8a7a-11e2-98d9-3012c1cd8d1e


American Smoke Review – European Beat Studies Network


Alexander Hamas has reviewed American Smoke on the European Beat Studies Network website. You can find it here.

American Ground and Headlines live

Iain Sinclair reads his piece American Ground accompanied by Bill Parry-Davies on tenor saxophone


“Headlines” is a jazz poem by Iain Sinclair with music by Bill Parry-Davies recorded at Dalston’s Ridley Road Market Bar and at MM Music. Musicians are Bill Parry-Davies on tenor saxophone, Ali Friend on double bass and Miggy Barradas in drums. Re-mix by Guy Wood, MM Music