Robert Greer

Laws prohibiting homosexuality helped create new languages of same-sex desire.

The Parisian pornographer who modernised literature. 

Shopping at the Temple of the Muses in a print by Rudolph Ackermann from 1809.

How did bookselling develop from the preserve of the elite to the Amazon marketplace? It is due, in large part, to the actions of one man. 

An introduction to some of the important figures, myths, and places in the city’s history.