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Suicide Bridge by Iain Sinclair

A brand new edition comprising the most complete version of Suicide Bridge yet published, it includes three extra “books” of material, which formed part of the original work but was not included in previous editions. It also includes photographs and … Continue reading

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Basil’s Arc: The Paintings and Poetics of Basil King (September 22, 2012)

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A Tribute to the Late Hugh Fox

A Tribute to the Late Hugh Fox by Daniel Staniforth   The small press king is dead – long live his unending fox-trot.  Long strut the dance of his unquenchable quill, and that clack-clack clog-riffing through the sweet meanders of … Continue reading

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Learning to Draw/ A History by Basil King

Skylight Press is proud to present the first complete version of Learning to Draw/ A History, which has been previously serialised in various small presses and online zines to some acclaim. The book is the life’s work of painter and … Continue reading

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Basil King on Skylight Press

Born in London’s East End, Basil King endured the Blitz before emigrating to the U.S. in 1947.  By the tender age of 16 he had enrolled at the now famous Black Mountain College to study painting and writing amongst such … Continue reading

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