• "A dense and colourful account of one of the most vibrant musical centres in the world, In the City almost puts you on that train to London"

  • "(An) exhilarating new history of the music that defines the capital"

    Evening Standard
  • "Du Noyer's crowning achievement with In the City, however, is to tie all the strands together ever so neatly without affecting a smug resolution. Its a celebration of the city's music through the centuries, for sure, but its more than just that"

    Irish Times
  • "Du Noyer digs impressively deep for insight ... it evokes London as a place of converged cultures, found sounds and infinite possibilities"

  • "Paul Du Noyer's superb new book"

    Word Magazine