Matthew De Abaitua’s masterful new book on the theory and practice of sleeping under the stars.
In this wonderful book, he traces the history of camping and reveals the strange camping cults of the early twentieth century. A real treat for intellectual campers.
Matthew De Abaitua is editor-at-large of the Idler and a committed camper. His Twitter feed and popular website, cathandmathcamping.com, provide amusing and useful information on where and how to camp in Britain. He is also the compere of the Free University of Glastonbury and the author of the novel The Red Men, which was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award and is currently being made into a film by Shynola.Matthew lives with his wife Cath and young family in Hackney.