Leo Hollis

Leo Hollis was born in London in 1972. He went to school at Stonyhurst College and read History at UEA. He works in publishing and is the author of two books on the history of London: The Phoenix: The Men Who Made Modern London and The Stones of London: A History Through Twelve Buildings.

He writes for the New Statesman, the Guardian and on line - his blog can be found at www.citiesaregoodforyou.com and you can also find him on twitter.

Related Sessions
Friday 26 September 2014, 18.30 Barbican Cinema, Beech Street, London EC2Y 8AE

Publications

Cities Are Good For You: the genius of the metropolis (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013)

America: the twilight years?

"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick

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