Free Event! Tom Burgis, author of The Looting Machine appearing at the shop on May 13th

Free Event! Tom Burgis, author of The Looting Machine appearing at the shop on May 13th

Author Tom Burgis speaks at the bookshop Wednesday 13th May at 7pm Pages of Hackney 70 Lower Clapton Road London E5 0RN Tickets: Free Africa: the world’s poorest continent and, arguably, its richest. While accounting for just 2 percent of global GDP, it is home to 15 per cent of the planet’s crude oil, 40 […]

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Curationism: David Balzer Talks to Zoe Williams, April 29th

Curationism: David Balzer Talks to Zoe Williams, April 29th

“Curate” is now a buzzword applied to everything from music festivals to artisanal cheese. Inside the art world, the curator reigns supreme, acting as the face of high-profile group shows and biennials in a way that can eclipse and assimilate the contributions of individual artists. At the same time, curatorial studies programs continue to grow […]

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The Holiday Gift Guide, Part III

The Holiday Gift Guide, Part III

Still stuck on those last few presents? Then fear not, because we’re back with the third part of this year’s Holiday Gift Guide! Without further ado… Dear Diary First-hand accounts of amazing adventures and remarkable lives. Travelling to Work by Michael Palin The Best of Benn by Tony Benn Epic Fiction Big names, big books, […]

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