Compendium Books takes its name from the legendary London countercvulture bookshop, Compendium.
The founders of Compendium Books are British author AD Hitchin and Joe Ambrose.
The first title from Compendium was TANGIER TSUNAMI by Joe Ambrose. Edited by AD Hitchin, the book features a cover illustration by Jason Atomic and was designed by Paul Callanan.
The second Compendium title was AD Hitchin's Consensual, which featured an Introduction by Joe Ambrose