London’s Overthrow is this Tuesday!

London’s Overthrow is this Tuesday!

Hot on the heels of the FT’s news that Hackney’s Burberry Factory Outlet is to be joined by Prada, Gucci and Dior – really, check this out – China Mieville thankfully returns to Hackney this Tuesday to look into, and well beyond, the phenomenon some are calling ‘Gucci in the Ghetto’. He is joined by Suzanne Moore to discuss his new book, London’s Overthrow. While the title is worthy of any science fiction novel, this one is is rendered all the more apocalyptic by being entirely true.

In other news, I went for a walk this morning past the old Duke of Wellington on Morning Lane – now Pringle – and found this:

It’s not a joke. That’s really what they wrote on top of the big sheep.

Anyway, don’t forget that China M and Suzanne are at Sutton House this Tuesday at 7pm. Get your tickets in advance from the bookshop to ensure you definitely get a seat. Email us or pop into the bookshop to reserve them.

Eleanor

China Mieville in conversation with Suzanne Moore
Tuesday 16th October at 7pm
Tickets – £5
Event held at Sutton House

 

 

 

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