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Announcing Over The Border

Function Books is the book publishing arm of Function Records and our first publication- Neil Fraser’s Over The Border– comes out on 16th July 2012. So, here’s what it is all about…. In 2005 London was awarded the right to host the Olympic games, and the central location of this extravaganza was to be Stratford. Overnight, this largely unnoticed part of the metropolis was thrust into the global spotlight. But prior to the arrival of the Olympics, Stratford was far from being an obscure outpost on the fringe of the city. It had played a key role at the heart of the ‘new’ East London, an area of huge significance in London’s recent history.This isn’t the much-documented East End of the Krays, Jack the Ripper…