Ever bought or read a copy of Smoke? If not, you should. The sporadic publication (this time delayed due to the editor's broken Mac) is a selection box of London-themed writing, photography and cartoons. Those of a literary bent can ponder the many thoughtful essays and short stories about London life, while people of a restricted attention span can focus on the silly little bits, such as the photo of a giant canal plunger on the inside-back cover.
A new issue of Smoke, ladies and gentlemen. Always cause for celebration. The occasional compendium of short stories, non-fiction, photography and general London adoration is a necessary purchase. 52 pages of solid literature are li... Read Post
The week ahead in literary London Wednesday: Ruth Padel is reading her work and talking over themes in the new issue of Off the Page! poetry review at the British Library (7pm, £6 / £4). The London Literature Festival is still going... Read Post