5 speakers 15 minutes each

Olivia Laing

on The Lonely City

Olivia Laing is a writer and critic. She's the author of To the River (2011) and The Trip to Echo Spring: Why Writers Drink (2013). She's the former deputy literary editor of the The Observer and her writing has been variously compared to W.G. Sebald and Janet Malcolm. Her latest book The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone has been highly acclaimed.

also on

in conversation with Chris Kraus

also on

dangerous subjects