Writer and urban historian. 'Inheritance: The Lost History of Mary Davies' available now. Also editorial director at @versobooks

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Leo Hollis retweeted
UK friends – come see @huwlemmey and I across the UK in the first half of June. US dates coming very soon. Book at badgayspod.com/book or versobooks.com/events
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Replying to @MetLines
It’s my hill. Here I die.
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Editor Twitter: are you seeing more script containing n’t, ‘ll, even in serious nonfiction. Is this the end of civilisation? the copy editor’s problem? a losing battle?
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Replying to @zinovievletter
Got it! Love it! Especially his ideas for the BBC, Frankie Howard and Hamlet?
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Leo Hollis retweeted
*PAID INTERNSHIP ALERT* We are looking for a keen reader with good admin and IT skills to join us for a two to three month internship starting in mid June. Paid at London Living Wage. Please send CV and covering letter to john@pewliterary.com by 31st May. RT, please!
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Am I the only one watching ‘Julia’? You are all really missing out.
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Leo Hollis retweeted
Almost all our UK tour dates –– except Glasgow! –– are now up on our website. London (x3), Oxford, Cambridge, Cardiff, Manchester, Edinburgh, Bristol: come meet us on a tour that should be lots of fun. Not too much reading, lots of conversation. badgayspod.com/book
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This is at 11 tonight BST, but what an event! Stay up late, live a little
Tomorrow! Join @lostcitybooks with @badaude to discuss her new book Girl Online, with special guest @mckenziewark
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Leo Hollis retweeted
'On Building Cities for Women and the Early Days of Feminist Architecture' lithub.com/on-building-citie… via @lithub Oh just found this extract from @KTLloydT and my Intro to the Verso reprint of Making Space, for those of you who haven't yet got hold of the book. Thanks @VersoBooks.
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Leo Hollis retweeted
VERY excited to be hosting @badaude and @zinovievletter in conversation about Girl Online: A User Manual Friday 27 May, 7pm - tickets available now eventbrite.co.uk/e/girl-onli…
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This looks super interesting
Congratulations to @wastelandscapes! His new #openaccess book A Contemporary Archaeology of London’s Mega Events: From the Great Exhibition to London 2012 publishes today! ow.ly/NkJ450J7u1l
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Leo Hollis retweeted
Pre-order BAD GAYS: A HOMOSEXUAL HISTORY by @spitzenprodukte and @benwritesthings from us very soon and score what has to be 2022's must-have tote 💥 These will go quick, don't snooze! pagesofhackney.co.uk/webshop… @VersoBooks
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Replying to @rjwilliams44
Strike art by yates McKee: versobooks.com/authors/1962-…
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‘Wagnorak’ thank you @MarinaHyde
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Leo Hollis retweeted
Join @lostcitybooks with @badaude to discuss her new book Girl Online, with special guest @mckenziewark on May 18th
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prospectmagazine.co.uk/arts-… "Nobody’s perfect, indeed, but not everyone had the power to make such a worldview consequential for the lives of millions of people across the globe, often lethally so." I reviewed @TariqAli_News new book on Churchill for Prospect Magazine.
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'Not so much as deeply racist—some of his contemporaries remarked on it in shock—as profoundly authoritarian, with a soft spot for fascist strongmen, and a hostility to working-class assertion' @PriyamvadaGopal on @TariqAli_News's Winston Churchill. prospectmagazine.co.uk/arts-…
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