WALKING IS A RADICAL ACT
AN INTERVIEW WITH IAIN SINCLAIR
Topics discussed include: J.G. Ballard, earth magic versus home ownership, Dr. Strangely Strange, walking the M25, 70x70 film series, a bizarre amount about the ultra-cult director Michael Reeves, and, finally, the shape of one writer's 40 year 'career.'
About the Authors
Jarett Kobek is an American writer and essayist living in California.
Iain Sinclair has lived in (and written about) Hackney, East London, since 1969. His novels include Downriver (Winner of the James Tait Black Prize & the Encore Prize for the Yearís Best Second Novel), Radon Daughters, Landorís Tower and, most recently, Dining on Stones (which was shortlisted for the Ondaatje prize). Non-fiction books, exploring the myth and matter of London, include Lights Out for the Territory, London Orbital and Edge of the Orison. In the Ď90s, Iain wrote and presented a number of films for BBC2ís Late Show and has, subsequently, co-directed with Chris Petit four documentaries for Channel 4; one of which, Asylum, won the short film prize at the Montreal Festival. He edited London, City of Disappearances, which was published in October 2006. Recently he has published Hackney,That Rose-Red Empire (2009) and Ghostmilk (2011).