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Posts Tagged: Iain Sinclair

Travel Writing for Summer Reading

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The New York Times Book Review recently published a summer reading special issue. In it, the terrific British travel writer and novelist Lawrence Osborne has an essay on travel writing, along with some summer reading recommendations. He writes about books by John Waters, Iain Sinclair, and Tim Butcher and ruminates on what we look for […]

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Olympic Fury

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This Guardian article reflects upon author Iain Sinclair and his relationship with London. In response to his new book Ghost Milk, the article argues that the saving grace—and brilliance—of the book is its “fury.” At the receiving end: the 2012 London Olympics and the Olympic development project. “Sinclair’s acknowledgment of the futility of his task […]

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