Denial – An Essay About Unspeakable Truths by Dr. Keith Kahn-Harris

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The Holocaust never happened. The planet isn’t warming. Vaccines cause autism. There is no such thing as AIDS. The Earth is flat.  Continua a leggere

NOTTING HILL: A WALKING GUIDE – All you need to know about the deep spirit of neighbourhoods by Julian Mash

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Notting Hill captures the imagination of all those who, wherever they live, are Londoners at heart. A neighbourhood of contrasts, as gritty as it is charming, woven through the arts from Michael Bond’s Paddington Bear to Martin Amis’ London Fields, from The Beatles’ Hard Day’s Night, to Antonioni’s seminal Blow Up. The birth place of the Clash, and the crucible from which Europe’s biggest carnival emerged, the host to the ghost of Hendrix, and a fault line which has cast into relief the challenges and opportunities of the twenty first century.

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The Paradoxal Compass – Horatio Morpurgo and the Drake’s Dilemma in the New Essay Published By Notting Hill Editions

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At once historical narrative and environmental manifesto, The Paradoxal Compass is a portrait of the Tudor navigators, packed with surprising insights. It also asks how, and why, so much about these great explorers came to be lost from view for centuries.

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WANDERING JEW – The Search for Joseph Roth by Dennis Marks

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Dennis Marks makes a journey through the eastern borderlands of Europe to learn about the writer Joseph Roth and the world in which he lived. The result is a riveting study that reunites Roth​ ​with his creative landscape.

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THE FOREIGNER – Two Essays on Exile by Richard Sennett

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Professor Richard Sennett has spent an intellectual lifetime exploring how humans live in cities. In this pair of essays he explores displacement in the metropolis through two vibrant historical moments: mid-nineteenth-century Paris, with its community of political exiles, a place where ‘you look in the mirror and see someone who is not yourself’; and Renaissance Venice, where state-imposed restrictions on ‘outsider’ groups – including prostitutes as well as Jews – had some surprising cultural consequences. Continua a leggere

We Are Not Afraid – The Essay By Gila Lustiger About Contemporary Violence

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An award-winning essay publishing on the anniversary of the 2016 Bastille Day attack. With the French Presidential Election now behind us, this timely title from Notting Hill Editions throws light on the issues of immigration and the rise of the far right.  Continua a leggere

Notting Hill Editions – Announced The Shortlist For The Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize 2017

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The thirteen shortlisted essays for the 2017 Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize have been selected. This biennial literary contest attracts a host of international entrants, well known published authors as well as completely unknown writers. Continua a leggere