Through a mixture of memoir and interviews with well-known Mancunians such as Guy Garvey, Tunde Babalola, Sylvia Tella, Badly Drawn Boy, and Stan Chow, David Scott portrays the city of Manchester at the turn of the century in a way never seen before.
David Scott is a father, author, poet, musician, and BBC presenter. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, and Politiken. He was born, raised, and lives in Manchester.
‘Witty and wise … Mancunians is everything a book about Mancunians should be.’
Daniel Harris, The Guardian
‘A great read from one of Manchester’s finest wordsmiths.’
‘An honest love letter to the city.’
‘A touching and brilliant balance of the personal and the popular, from a time when there was so much change in the city.’
Iain Key, Louder Than War
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