Massive review coverage is already committed. There is a major promotion and sponsorship with leading drinks company. Dedalus is already well-known as the publisher of decadence and this will turn the Dedalus brand into a major commercial success. There will be readings, mult-media performances and events. A spectacular publication launch that will be widely covered in the media. This is the ultimate lifestyle guide for the people who want to transform the spirit of the age, or failing that, ignore it altogether. Featuring contributions by the bad, dangerous and eccentric free spirits of contemporary society, "The Decadent Handbook" will become the bible for the modern libertine. Big name contributors include DBC Pierre, Philip Hensher, Barry Humphries, bestselling authors Mark Mason ("What Men Think About Sex", ISBN 0751532878), Nicholas Royle ("Antwerp", ISBN 185242785X), leading young authors such as Travis Elborough ("The Bus We Loved", ISBN 1862077940, Stuart Kelly, Vanora Bennett and Helen Walsh and literary figures such as Robert Irwin, Howard Jacobson, Andrew Crumey and Howard Marks.
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Author Biography - Rowan Pelling
Rowan Pelling founded the Editor of the Erotic Review and one of the Mann Booker Prize judges for 2004. She is a well known cultural commentator with frequent appearances on television and radio and a weekly column in The Independent on Sunday. A major movie based on her life, starring Rachel Weisz, is in production. Amelia Hodsdon grew up in Cheltenham and is a journalist with The Guardian, while James Doyle comes from Northern Ireland and works in publishing.