Tuesday, 8 May 2012

New Book: A Peoples History of London

Lindsey German has co-authored A People's History of London with John Rees, a fellow activist involved in the Stop the War Coalition. The idea is a romantic one. In a year in which London is holding mayoral elections, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics, all parading the muscle of the powers-that-be, Rees and German wanted to tell another story of London: that of its subversive forces...
From a review from the Independent here...
The LSHG will of course review this work in time in our Newsletter, and we are happy for the authors to respond to the Independent's review on this blog if they wish...
Edited to add: a link to an short extract from the book itself


  1. People's History of London in top 50 best selling London books on Amazon...http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/bestsellers/books/772192/ref=pd_zg_hrsr_b_1_4_last#3

  2. Maybe it will sell out... or perhaps the authors have 'sold out' already?

  3. BBC radio interview by Robert Elms with Lindsey German and John Rees on A People's History of London http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8moxuMNI7E&feature=youtu.be

  4. Perhaps it would be good to post this as well: