The Albion Beatnik Bookstore website (or how a bookshop can change a light bulb)

The web and blog page of the Albion Beatnik Bookstore in Oxford: muses and misspills on books, jazz, poetry, stuff like false flags and smoke screen: is randomly decrepid and is neo-bankrupt: is so analogue it's anal.

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PUBLISHERS
And Other Stories : started life in the Albion Beatnik with Jericho Sessions, specialising in high quality and often hitherto unknown foreign authors, with a great eye for new writing
CB Editions : the most immaculately produced books, the best poetry press and small publisher in the UK
Influx Press : writing with a sense of place

ARTS & CRAFTS
Immaginacija : wonderful bespoke bookbinding and stationery
Daniel Balanescu : Romanian artist based in Oxford [http://www.altreileasector.ro/a-glimpse-of-society-through…/]
Stella Shakerchi : Oxford based artist, available for commissions, who exhibited in the shop in 2012
Mark Rowan Hull : performance painting, often interpreting music
Chris Vinz : fabulous artist and sculptor based in Prague, responsible for some of the artwork in the shop

BLOGS & LINKS
Gilad Atzmon (identity politics, jazz)
Back Room Poets (Oxford based group)
Peter Bacon (Jazz Breakfast)
Jo Bell (poetry, all roads lead to…)
Charles Boyle (CB Editions, publisher)
Will Burns (a poet to watch)
Nancy Campbell (poetry)
Paul Eisen (Jewish debate)
Peter Hitchens (almost the only sane journalist still standing)
Jeremy Howick (placebo)
Simon Image (literary talks)
Inspiragraphics (print and web design)
Oxford Walking Tours (what it says and the best introduction to Oxford if a visitor)
Chris Peters (great walking guide of Oxford)
Poetry Archive (wealth of resource)
Poets’ House (poetry school run by Jenny Lewis)
Gareth Prior (poetry observations)
George Roberts (Oxford & Albion Beatnik Press poet)
Spin Jazz Club (best jazz club in UK here in Oxford)
Ulganate (type, font & design)
Yogabeat (ashtanga & kundalini yoga in Oxford)

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