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The Brighton Book

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Writing and art with a sense of place.

Original fiction from Meg Rosoff, Louis de Bernières, Jeanette Winterson, Ali Smith and Mick Jackson; Nigella Lawson’s favourite fish and chip recipe; a view of Brighton’s offbeat from Miranda Sawyer; Lenny Kaye on New York’s Brighton Beach; poems from Lee Harwood and Catherine Smith; Roy Greenslade on commuting, Diana Souhami on seduction at sea, Bonnie Greer on Britain, and architect Piers Gough on Brighton as a place of delirious invention; a new graphic short story from Woodrow Phoenix; the first English translation from Marjane Satrapi’s Angoulème-award-winning graphic novel Poulet aux Prunes; sketches by Posy Simmonds; stunning townscapes photographed by John Riddy alongside postmodern postcards of the city’s people captured by Boris Mikhailov; fictional epiphanies from Melissa Benn, Martine McDonagh and Lesley Thomson.

Jeanette Winterson

The Brighton Book is a fantastic idea and I loved writing a piece with crazy wonderful Brighton as the theme. Everybody should buy the book because it's such a great mix of energy and ideas.
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