Slang lexicographer extraordinaire Jonathon Green joins John and Andy in this episode to discuss Absolute Beginners, the classic novel of London teenage life set around Soho and Notting Hill.
Andy Miller - The Year of Reading Dangerously
Jonathan Green - Green’s Dictionary of Slang, Days In the Life: Voices from the English Underground, Chasing the Sun: Dictionary Makers and the Dictionaries They Made, Odd Job Man: Some Confessions of a Slang Lexicographer
Cormac McCarthy - The Road
Derek Raymond - The Crust on its Uppers
Dominic Sandbrook - Never Had it So Good: A History of Britain from Suez to the Beatles