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Author, 'How to Cure the Plague and Other Curious Remedies'
Julian Walker is an artist and writer, and leads workshops at the British Library, on literature, art, history, printing and the English language. His research-based art practice uses a wide range of media, to explore taxonomy, collections, and cultural history. He has published books on etymology and social history, notably Trench Talk: Words of the First World War (with Peter Doyle) and Discovering Words.