'Taylor tunes in to the multi-tongued, self-justifying noise of the streets. And he leaves us with a substantial account' --Iain Sinclair, Observer
'A remarkable new book that celebrates the city's endless diversity'
--Time Out *****
'It's the thoughtfulness of Taylor's character studies that make this impressive book'
`A compelling oral history that reveals the capital through the voices of 80 or so ordinary Londoners' --Independent
`The most humane attempt in some time to capture London's big dirty heart ... a great book' --Word Magazine
`A definitive picture of London as true and important as any fact-filled history of our capital'
'Masterful... The best book about London in at least a decade' --Londonist.com
'Electrifying ... The eloquence of the voices in this book is remarkable' --Oona King, The Times
'I almost learned more about Londoners from this book than from being a Londoner for more than four decades' --Oona King, The Times
'A rich and satisfying tapestry of city life' --Sunday Times
'Abuzz with the life and spirit of the capital city right now ... we salute this brilliant book'
--Dazed & Confused
`A haunting snapshot of contemporary London ... both charming and revealing' --Evening Standard
`An epic portrait that shows the city to be just as ... well ... Dickensian as it has ever been' --David Nicholls, Guardian
`I am crazy about Craig Taylor's Londoners ... I can't imagine any lucky recipient not enjoying it'
--Diana Athill, Observer
From the woman who is the voice of the London Underground to the man who plants the trees along Oxford Street; from a Muslim currency trader to a Guardsman at Buckingham Palace; from the marriage registrar at Westminster Town Hall to the director of the biggest Bethnal Green funeral parlour – together, these voices and many more, paint a vivid, epic and wholly fresh portrait of Twenty-First Century London.