Here’s an odd one for you: snapshot commentary on dystopian Seventies Britain, in words and images, from an anonymous poet in Bristol. The inspiration is not just contemporary, either; he includes an eighteenth-century tomb inscription he came across in Bath Abbey.
I bought the book because of the materials used in its production. Sandpaper was famously used in the dust-jacket of the 1959 artist’s book Mémoires by Asger Jorn and Guy Debord, a book which was intentionally destructive to other books around it. But here the sandpaper is turned in on itself: