The Perfect Capital

Launch Photos

The launch of The Perfect Capital was also a celebration of physical books. People from all parts of the industry – publishing, design and typography, printing, bookselling – joined with film directors, artists and friends to hear about Eric Gill’s influence on the love story in the novel as well as the love that went into the production of the physical edition. Les Miserables lyricist, Herbert Kretzmer, England cricketer, Allan Lamb and James Bond title-sequence director, Daniel Kleinman, joined Dame Gail Rebuck, Tim Godfray and Andrew Kidd in watching a short film about the making of the book.

Photos: Kevin Edwards

Bookshops are my Bag

Bookshops are as individual as the stories within them and so I tried to visit as many as possible in person. Here is a small sample from my first day out