Long before the internet, Paul Otlet planned a world library based on index cards. The remains of his Mundaneum, which he and Le Corbusier proposed to house in a vast ziggurat, are documented here (link via New Scientist).
I'm a full-time author of more than twenty books, including novels, short story collections and a film monograph. I've also published reviews and pieces of journalism in magazines and newspapers.I live in North London.
My latest novel is Something Coming Through, which will be published in the UK and US on February 19th.
Some of my fiction and nonfiction is archived on my web site.
If you would like to contact me, details are here.