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Podcast 27/06/2017

Little Atoms podcast 469: John Grindrod’s Outskirts

John Grindrod grew up on “the last road in London” on Croydon's New Addington housing estate, surrounded by the Green Belt. He is the author of Concretopia: A Journey Around the Rebuilding of Postwar Britain, described by the Independent on Sunday as “a new way of looking at modern Britain”.

He has written for the Guardian, Financial Times, Big Issue and The Modernist and has worked as a bookseller and publisher for over 25 years. He runs the popular website and his latest book is Outskirts: Living Life on the Edge of the Green Belt.

In the particle of me that cares for this, I betrayed those little atoms with a kiss