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Rachel Lichtenstein

on the people of the Thames Estuary

Rachel Lichtenstein is a writer, artist and archivist. Her first book, Rodinsky's Room (co-written with Iain Sinclair), began as a personal quest and evolved into a compelling psycho-geographical adventure. Now considered a classic of its genre, it has been translated into five languages. Her most recent book, Diamond Street: The Hidden World of Hatton Garden, was published to much critical acclaim in 2012. Diamond Street is the second in a trilogy of nonfiction works for publishers Hamish Hamilton, exploring different London streets. Her most recent book is Estuary: Out from London to the Sea.