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Notting Hill Editions is an independent British publisher founded by Tom Kremer (1930-2017), champion of innovation and the man responsible for popularising the Rubik's cube.

After a successful business career in toy invention Tom decided, at the age of eighty, to engage his passion for literature. In a digital world where time is short and books are throwaway, Tom's aim was to revive the art of the essay and to produce exceptionally beautiful books that would be cherished.

Hailed as 'the shape of things to come', the family-run press brings to print the most surprising thinkers of past and present. In an era of information-overload, these collectible pocket-sized books distil ideas that linger in the mind.

We believe that a beautifully produced book enhances the reading experience. Written by some of the most unusual thinkers of our times, our linenbound pocket-size hardbacks are a joy to hold - as arresting on the inside as they are on the outside.

These books will appeal to readers who savour the taste of thought

Boyd Tonkin, the Independent

The essay thinks, and while it thinks it seethes, it bristles, it adventures.

Brian Dillon

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