The River Runs Uphill by Robert Aickman
Hardcover – Tartarus Press – Jul2014
The second volume of Aickman’s autobiography, first published in 1986, and now reissued with additional material reinstated from earlier drafts. It largely an account of the first few years of the Inland Waterways Association, the campaigning organisation founded by Aickman, his wife Ray, and Angela and L.T.C. Rolt in 1946, up to the Market Harborough Festival of Boats and Arts in 1950, and the publication of We Are For the Dark with Elizabeth Jane Howard in 1951.