Thin Man Press

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Welcome to Thin Man Press

Thin Man Press is a London-based independent & creative publisher of the unexpected.

Recent Publications

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From Albion to Shangri-La
by Peter Doherty

Shangs

Peter Doherty’s long-awaited follow up to the Books of Albion.
Journals and tour diaries, from 2008 – 2013.

A pocket book full of surprises… poetry, observations, anecdotes, love, hope, remorse, regret, music, adventures & hallucinations

Read more about ‘From Albion to Shangri-La’ here

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LICENTIA

by A.A. Walker

Publication date 23 September 2014

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‘Licentia’ came from nowhere and astonished us. It’s an erotic, hallucinogenic, dramatic prose-poem that embroils the reader in a kaleidoscope of intersecting relationships and events. Baroque characters in a variety of guises people a dream that tugs at the heart strings with surrealist abandon, grace, excitement and wonder.

‘Imagination unbound, Licentia is the enemy of conformity. Read and be free. As intoxicating as a thousand years of incense and poppies; A. A. Walker has fulfilled the poet’s eternal calling.’

— Nina Antonia, music writer, author,
Johnny Thunders… In Cold Blood, and The New York Dolls – Too Much Too Soon

THE RISE AND FALL OF THE CLASH

Second, updated edition July 2014

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Why the band imploded at the top of their game
by Mick Jones and others who were actually there

SPARK IN THE DARK

Publication date 14 May 2014

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Poetry and dramatic prose-poetry including the mind-blowing Wennefer set in a south London nightclub and not for the faint-hearted. This a first collection by Southwark Mysteries playwright and ‘urban shaman’ John Constable aka John Crow.

GUARDING BIN LADEN: MY LIFE IN AL-QAEDA

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 The memoir of Osama bin Laden’s bodyguard

A WAVE OF DREAMS

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Louis Aragon’s surrealist classic

 MAYAKOVSKY RUSSIAN POET

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Elsa Triolet’s memoir of the great Russian poet and Futurist

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