London's Top Tastemakers

Behind the new boom-boom energy of London, these quiet revolutionaires
are making names for themselves.

Frederic Aranda
OF 6

The Writers

In these dark days for publishing, two Londoners are literary lights at the end of the tunnel. Sadie Jones (right) became a publishing sensation with the novels The Outcast (2008, Harper) and Small Wars (2009, Harper). Her third, The Uninvited Guests (Harper), comes out in May in the States. This year Aminatta Forna was shortlisted for the prestigious Orange Prize with The Memory of Love (Bloomsbury UK). Her eagerly awaited follow-up is set in Croatia.