Picture: Reading at the Kew Bookshop

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October 12, 2019 · 11:34 am

Event: The Kew Bookshop, 30th Birthday celebrations, 2pm, Friday 11th October, 1-2 Station Approach Kew TW9 3QB

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I will be appearing at the Kew Bookshop as part of their 30th Birthday celebrations at 2pm on Friday 11 October.

Full schedule of all the events here:

KEW BOOKSHOP – 30th Birthday Schedule

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Read: Extract from the Atlas of Vanishing Places in the ‘i’ newspaper

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Online here:

https://inews.co.uk/news/environment/london-river-fleet-sewer-system-fishermen-haunt-646501

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Picture: At the Henley Literary Festival with Giles Milton, Victoria Hislop and Abi Daré

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October 7, 2019 · 1:51 pm

Event: The Architects Underground, 2nd October 6pm, Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place,W1B

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Book tickets here:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-architects-underground-2nd-october-tickets-70149291419

 

 

 

 

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Event: Morley Festival, West Yorkshire, The Joy of Maps talk, 1st Oct, 7pm Cucina Cafe Bar and Restaurant, Morley, LS27 9EB

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Ticket link here:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-joy-of-maps-with-travis-elborough-tickets-64243741761

 

 

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Read: Review of Atlas of Vanishing Place in Nature by Barbara Kiser

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Read online here:

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02851-7

 

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Books: Forthcoming Italian edition of Letters to Change the World

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September 23, 2019 · 5:59 pm

Books: Atlas of Vanishing Places published today, 17 September, in the United States

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More information on buying in the USA and Canada here:

https://www.quartoknows.com/books/9781781318959/Atlas-of-Vanishing-Places.html

 

 

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Picture: Launching Atlas of Vanishing Places at Stanfords in Covent Garden

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Signed copies of the book currently available in store.

http://www.stanfords.co.uk/Atlas-of-Vanishing-Places-The-lost-worlds-as-they-were-and-as-they-are-today_9781781318959#section-deliveryOptions

 

 

 

 

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September 13, 2019 · 6:24 pm

Books: Atlas of Vanishing Places Non-Fiction Book of the Month at Mostly Books

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More information here:

https://www.mostly-books.co.uk/2019/09/september-non-fiction-book-of-month.html

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Books: Atlas of Vanishing Places in all good bookshops now

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A lovely tweet from Heffers Bookshop in Cambridge.  
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Books: Atlas of Vanishing Places out on 3rd September

 

More info here:

https://www.quartoknows.com/books/9781781318959/Atlas-of-Vanishing-Places.html

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Books: New edition of Tales of Two Londons, containing my piece about the Victoria Park model steam boat club, is out now

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More info here:

http://arcadiabooks.co.uk/books/Tales%20of%20Two%20Londons%3A%20Stories%20From%20A%20Fractured%20City

 

 

 

 

 

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Pictures: Independent Label Fair, King’s Cross

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View the set via Flickr here

 

 

 

 

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Books: Forthcoming Atlas of Vanishing Places published on 3 September 2019

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Atlas of Vanishing Places press release

For press enquiries please contact:

Mel Odusanya at White Lion Publishing email: melody.odusanya@quarto.com  tel 0207 284 9362

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Pictures: Soho Village Fete 2019

Soho Fete pictures click here via Flickr

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Picture: Malcolm Garrett + Spizz, Buzzcocks Pop-Up Exhibition, Noho Showroom, 67 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia

Spizz + Malcolm Garrett, Buzzcocks Pop-Up Exhibition, Noho Showroom, 67 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia

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Read: Piece from Kinfolk Issue 11, Spring 2014, about our now sadly departed cat Phoebe

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Picture: Phoebe rest in peace, most beloved cat, vigilant writing desk companion and finest mangler of manuscript page proofs

Shellac Cat – Phoebe, Stoke Newington

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Picture: Interviewing Jeremy Deller and Nick Abrahams after the screening of Our Hobby is Depeche Mode at Regent St Cinema

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June 20, 2019 · 10:37 am

Event: A Walk in the Park talk, Monday 24th June, 7pm, Society of Lincoln’s Inn Council Room (at the North end of the Great Hall) Lincoln’s Inn, London, WC2A 3TL

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Free but register by Eventbrite here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-walk-in-the-park-a-talk-by-travis-elborough-tickets-62393352196

 

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Pictures: From the Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Full set here on Flickr :

Hackney 38 – Patrice Lawrence, Stoke Newington Literary Festival 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Event: Stoke Newington Literary Festival, 7-9th June N16

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I will be appearing at the Stoke Newington Festival this weekend, playing some records in the Budvar Tent and talking about stuff elsewhere.

The full programme is up here:

http://www.stokenewingtonliteraryfestival.com/the-programme/

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Picture: Interviewing Pete Wiggs and Sarah Cracknell from Saint Etienne and Anthony Wall and Mary Dickinson from BBC Arena at the Regent St Cinema

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May 30, 2019 · 11:15 am

Listen: From Our Home Correspondent, BBC Radio 4, 19/05/2019

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‘In the latest programme of the monthly series, Mishal Husain introduces dispatches from journalists and writers around the United Kingdom that reflect the range of contemporary life in the country.

Martin Vennard in Saltburn reveals how surfing has improbably helped revive the fortunes of the once-proud Victorian resort on Tees-side; while Travis Elborough taps a surf music beat in Worthing where a 50 year-old musical phenomenon is garnering new fans.’

Listen here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00057q6

 

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Event: Talking about diaries with Anita Sethi, Thurs, 23rd May, 6.30 pm, West Library, Islington, Bridgeman Road, N1 1BD

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Free but to book a place see here

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/travis-elborough-in-conversation-with-anita-sethi-tickets-60248594167

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Picture: Page proofs of Atlas of Vanishing Places

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Out in September:

https://www.quartoknows.com/books/9781781318959/Atlas-of-Vanishing-Places.html

 

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Event: Robinson Crusoe at 300, 26th April, 7pm, The British Library

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Full details here:

https://www.bl.uk/events/robinson-crusoe-at-300

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Picture: Korean edition of J G Ballard’s Hello America featuring my piece ‘The Sage of Shepperton’

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April 15, 2019 · 4:04 pm

Pictures: Laugharne Weekend 2019 on stage with Annie Nightingale et al

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The Laugharne Weekend, 5-7th April

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I will be interviewing a few people at this year’s Laugharne Festival, more details here:

https://www.thelaugharneweekend.com

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Picture: Interviewing Dave Hill from Slade at the Regent Street cinema

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March 16, 2019 · 10:51 am

Event: A Walk in the Park talk, 21 February, 7.30pm, Upper Norwood Library, 37 Westow Hill, SE19 1TJ

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More info here:

https://www.norwoodforum.org/talk-history-parks

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Event: Walk in Victoria Park, The Hub Building, Victoria Park, Bow, Saturday 16 February, 1pm

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Free but to book a place, please email: victoriapark@towerhamlets.gov.uk

 

 

 

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Picture: Talking about diaries with Virginia Ironside, Anita Sethi, Simon Garfield & Dickon Edwards at the British Library

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Picture: Interviewing Shawn Lee and Jonny Trunk after the screening of The Library Music Film

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Event: Diaries: Lives and Times with Simon Garfield, Anita Sethi and Virginia Ironside et al, 7pm, 5 February, The British Library, Euston Road, NW1 2DB

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‘Explore some of the most intriguing diaries of the last 100 years

Whether by politicians, heads of state, novelists, playwrights and celebrities or ‘ordinary people’, personal diaries can give remarkable insights in to the lives and times of the people who kept them. The British Library Diaries season opens with an exploration of some of the most intriguing journals of the last 100 years. Our panel also share some of their own diary extracts.

Dickon Edwards, Simon Garfield, Virginia Ironside and Anita Sethi join host Travis Elborough, whose many books include Our History of the 20th Century: As Told in Diaries, Journals and Letters. Introduced by curator Joanna Norledge.’

Link here:

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Picture: Interviewing Jack Bond and Arlene Phillips after the screening of the Pet Shop Boys’ film It Couldn’t Happen Here at Regent St Cinema

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Read: Atlas of the Unexpected in New Statesman’s Books of the Year 2018

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David Kynaston

‘Travis Elborough writes about a wide range of subjects with originality, learning and charm. Atlas of the Unexpected (White Lion), one of his several books this year, is also seductively beautiful: an inspiring, dream-inducing guide to almost four dozen “haphazard discoveries, chance places and unimaginable destinations”, few of which are in Britain. ‘

Online here:

https://www.newstatesman.com/culture/books/2018/11/best-books-2018

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Listen: Discussing Bus Fare on The Urbanist on Monocle Radio

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Listen online here:

https://monocle.com/radio/shows/the-urbanist/370/

 

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Book: Forthcoming Italian edition of the Atlas of the Unexpected

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November 6, 2018 · 9:57 am

Read: An extract from Bus Fare appears in the latest November print issue of Kentishtowner

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More information here:

https://www.kentishtowner.co.uk/2018/10/26/where-to-find-the-november-issue-of-kentishtowner/

 

 

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Listen: Joe Kerr and Travis Elborough discuss Bus Fare on the Robert Elms show, BBC Radio London

Link here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06m39h4

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Review: Atlas of the Unexpected in the October Issue of Hackney Citizen

Read online here:

https://www.hackneycitizen.co.uk/2018/09/27/atlas-of-the-unexpected-travis-elborough-book-review/

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Book: Bus Fare in shops now, apparently

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https://www.waterstones.com/book/bus-fare/joe-kerr/travis-elborough/9780749579289

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Picture: Speaking about the LP on National Album Day at Shake The High Road Festival E11, Luna Lounge, Leytonstone, E11 1HG

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Event: Shake The High Road Festival E11, Saturday 13th Oct 1pm, Luna Lounge, Leytonstone, E11 1HG

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October 12, 2018 · 9:05 am

Picture: Morley Festival event in the Meeting Hall in Gildersome

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October 10, 2018 · 6:00 pm

Event: The Vinyl Countdown, 9 October, 7.30 pm, Morley Festival, Gildersome, LS27 7AB

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Full details here:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-vinyl-countdown-tickets-48201555149

 

 

 

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