Recent Adventures Among the Future Ruins of London on the Eve of the Olympics
Faber & Faber, Paperback, 9780865477667, 416pp.
Publication Date: July 9, 2013
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The story of London's Olympic renaissance is far from triumphant. Though the shiny faades are seductive, whole blocks are being ripped apart. The razing of East London is not a simple story of demolition and displacementNit's a story of a neighborhood's history being stolen from it.
About the Author
Iain Sinclair is the author of many books, including "Downriver," "Lights Out for the Territory," "London Orbital," and "Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire." He lives in Hackney, East London.