Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture

Shape of Things to Come is the definitive book on contemporary sculpture. It might weigh your bookshelf down, but definitely worth the gamble.

Lichtenstein Posters

Lichtenstein Posters is a beautifully produced book, which is essential reading for anyone interested in Pop Art and the works of Roy Lichtenstein.

The Unknown Knowns

Comic enthusiast Jim Rath, spends his unemployed hours dreaming of the submarine, matriarchal world of Nautika, standing immersed in hotel pools.

It’s Beginning to Hurt

James Lasdun is a modern day observer, much like the flâneur of the 19th century. His craft is estimable, while his humour and wit are poignant.

Sag Harbour

Sag Harbour is set in 1985, with hyper self-aware Benji battling to create an individual identity separate to his younger brother Reggie.

Ablutions: Notes for a Novel

This debut novel from Patrick DeWitt presents a startlingly honest look into the lives and the patrons at a declining Hollywood bar.

Tom Lee

Greenfly is an assured collection of 12 individually outstanding narratives. The context varies wildly, from East London, to Gold Rush era USA, to a desert island.

Gina Ochsner

In conversation with Gina Ochsner.

100 Years of championing poetry

Celebrating one hundred years of the one of the most beautiful written forms, the Poetry Society is at the very heart of today’s literary culture.

A Journey into The Flying Troutmans

Miriam Toews’ tale of a road trip, a family, and their journey to discover the missing pieces is moving, while her own stories of being on the road are unforgettable.

Challenging Elitism

Spill Festival welcomes new audiences and practicioners to performance and live events around London, with subversive political messages, humour, and more.

Wayne Hemingway

At the forefront of the fashion and design industries for many years, Hemingway set up Red or Dead in 1982 the label grew to phenomenal popularity.

One Day International

One Day International’s debut album Blackbird is a testament to the fact that a guitar is not a prerequisite for a brilliant, soulful band.


Millimetre never shy away from experimentation, and the white noise, interference and aural impositions of our everyday lives become their canvas.

Morton Valence

The truth is a lot of bands want to sound like Morton Valence, but this is the real deal. There’s a rich idealism present throughout the album’s 13 tracks.

The Balky Mule

The Balky Mule is the alias of Sam Jones — a self-taught multi-instrumentalist who was a key figure in Bristol’s music scene before emigrating to Australia in 2006.

Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson

M-Bar has a destructive and troubled past. The confessional singer-songwriter feel of the album suits the intelligent and intimate lyrics.

Bat For Lashes

One of the most progressive artists at the moment, since her nomination for the 2007 Mercury prize, Natasha Khan has become something of a phenomenon.

Earth is Pretty Good

The impending release of Touchdown crowns a successful relocation for Brighton-based Brakes, from Rough Trade Records to fellow Brighton label FatCat.

Age is just a number

The first thing that strikes you about First Aid Kit is the uncertain correlation between the band’s age, and the adult material of much of their work.