The ‘Club’, aka the Turk’s Head Tavern, was frequented by Joshua Reynolds, Edmund Burke, Adam Smith, Edward Gibbon et alia. Damrosch takes us on a lively tour of the Johnsonian world.
A powerful dystopian view of Britain following a rise in sea levels, from the author of ‘Capital’.
A vivid blend of history and fiction, in which the author tells the story of her house near the end of the King’s Road, and its inhabitants, from 1873 to the 1930s.
A memoir of the decade in which Jeffrey Bernard was unwell. A kind of sequel to Daniel Farson’s ‘Soho in the Fifties’.
An exhibition of work by French artists who sought refuge in Britain during the Franco-Prussian War: views of London and British life by Monet, Tissot, Pisarro and many more.
We are not owned by Cadogan, as it happens, but we recognise that the 300-year-old estate, formed when Charles Cadogan married Sir Hans Sloane’s daughter, has some local significance.
Magisterial and massive.
From the Thames Estuary to the future ruins of Olympicopolis, this is said to be a conclusion to his sequence of extraordinary books on London.