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Unseen London: Reaching The Parts Of Town You Don't Normally See

Unseen London: Reaching The Parts Of Town You Don't Normally See

New photographic book of hidden spaces.
The (Old) Isle Of Dogs From A To Z

The (Old) Isle Of Dogs From A To Z

Jayne Mansfield and a slice of Pisa in Tower Hamlets.
Curiocity: Perhaps The Best Book About London Ever Compiled

Curiocity: Perhaps The Best Book About London Ever Compiled

450 pages of London goodness.
Don't Believe Everything You Read On A London Plaque

Don't Believe Everything You Read On A London Plaque

Plaques with slack facts.
Photos Of London Past And Present Side By Side

Photos Of London Past And Present Side By Side

Get an eyeful of London history.
A Beautiful Book Map Based On London

A Beautiful Book Map Based On London

600 novels displayed as roads, parks and rivers.
Mythbusted: London's horse statues follow a secret code

Mythbusted: London's horse statues follow a secret code

Do London's statues follow a cunning code?
Tube Etiquette Posters, In The Words Of The Great Poets

Tube Etiquette Posters, In The Words Of The Great Poets

Walk on the left, stanza on the right.
Subterranean London Exposed In New Book

Subterranean London Exposed In New Book

Striking photos of sewers, private tubes and bunkers.
Where To Find Harry Potter In London

Where To Find Harry Potter In London

Magic stuff.
An Ode To The Oyster Card

An Ode To The Oyster Card

Or why you should NOT always touch in and out.
Meet The Pub Dogs Of London

Meet The Pub Dogs Of London

The best boozers for doggy drinkers.
The BFG's Left Dream Jars All Over London... Can You Find Them?

The BFG's Left Dream Jars All Over London... Can You Find Them?

Time for a phizz-whizzing art trail.
Inside London's Biggest Bookshop

Inside London's Biggest Bookshop

Everything you need to know about this bookish behemoth.
Twelve Independent Publishers Every Londoner Should Know

Twelve Independent Publishers Every Londoner Should Know

Rumours of the demise of the book are greatly exaggerated.
A Map Of The London Zodiac

A Map Of The London Zodiac

Starry starry night.
 AA Milne's London

AA Milne's London

The London haunts of the author and his creation, Winnie The Pooh.
Discover The Archaeology Of Crossrail In New Books

Discover The Archaeology Of Crossrail In New Books

Stepney and Bow Creek.
Big Letter Hunt Around The Capital

Big Letter Hunt Around The Capital

A terrific family activity.
What Are The Best London Novels? The Results

What Are The Best London Novels? The Results

You voted, we counted.
London Short Fiction: The Last Train

London Short Fiction: The Last Train

Meet your fairy godmother on the tube.
The Curious London Of Alice In Wonderland

The Curious London Of Alice In Wonderland

A different sort of underground in London.
Unseen Photos Of The Barbican's Construction

Unseen Photos Of The Barbican's Construction

Brutalist wonderland revealed in new book.
What Are The Best Books About London?

What Are The Best Books About London?

Results of our recent poll.
Hawksmoor, Wren and co. built some absolute beauties:

Hawksmoor, Wren and co. built some absolute beauties:

Some amazing shots of London's churches.
The Information Capital: London Looks Pretty In Data

The Information Capital: London Looks Pretty In Data

New book, beautiful maps.
Why I Love Haringey's Green Lanes

Why I Love Haringey's Green Lanes

Crime novelist extols road's inspirational qualities.
What Are The Best London Novels?

What Are The Best London Novels?

From Ben Aaronovitch to Zadie Smith. Get your votes in.
Would You Call The Cable Car A Design Icon?

Would You Call The Cable Car A Design Icon?

Maps, buses, stations.
London Short Fiction: Waterloo Sunrise

London Short Fiction: Waterloo Sunrise

A strange figure emerges from the Waterloo mist.
See Behind The Scenes At London's New Harry Potter Exhibition

See Behind The Scenes At London's New Harry Potter Exhibition

Don't miss the fantastic new Harry Potter exhibition in Soho
London Short Fiction: Routine

London Short Fiction: Routine

The little things are the important ones.
Virginia Woolf's London

Virginia Woolf's London

How the capital inspired a great writer.
London Short Fiction: Places To Hide A T-Rex In London

London Short Fiction: Places To Hide A T-Rex In London

About time someone tackled this one.
Imaginary London: An Interview With Darran Anderson

Imaginary London: An Interview With Darran Anderson

Suburban witches, Jack the Ripper and comic books.
London Short Fiction: Not Enough

London Short Fiction: Not Enough

Struggling in the city.
London Short Fiction: Lyndon The Greatest Thief In London

London Short Fiction: Lyndon The Greatest Thief In London

By Sam Hogan, age 7.
Author Asks Strangers To Share Their Stories For £1

Author Asks Strangers To Share Their Stories For £1

Tube love, armed robbery and adoption.
London Short Fiction: Graphic Novels

London Short Fiction: Graphic Novels

A Booker Prize winner with writer's block.
London Short Fiction: The Wishing Duck Of Regent’s Park

London Short Fiction: The Wishing Duck Of Regent’s Park

Be careful what you wish for.
How To Make The Most Of The British Library

How To Make The Most Of The British Library

Easier than you think.
Step Back In Time: Alternative London A-Z Describes London Of 1953

Step Back In Time: Alternative London A-Z Describes London Of 1953

1953 guide is reissued.
Charlotte Brontë's London, And Why She Wasn't A Fan

Charlotte Brontë's London, And Why She Wasn't A Fan

Her meeting with a hippo, and run-in with Thackeray.
Manure Sprayers And German Submarines: Early Postcards Of London

Manure Sprayers And German Submarines: Early Postcards Of London

Includes a heartwarming shot of manure sprayers.
The Man Who Sells A Literature Fanzine To West Ham Fans

The Man Who Sells A Literature Fanzine To West Ham Fans

Push is sold in pubs, on the streets and at West Ham games.
A Damnable History Of Notting Hill

A Damnable History Of Notting Hill

High rents, huge riots, huge rants, Hugh Grant.
London Short Fiction: The Let Down Competition

London Short Fiction: The Let Down Competition

A mango has a fight with a pig.
London's Lost Global Giant

London's Lost Global Giant

In search of the East India Company.
Michael Moorcock's Autobiography Is Nuts

Michael Moorcock's Autobiography Is Nuts

Fantasy writer disappears down his own wormhole.
Moby-Dick's London Connections

Moby-Dick's London Connections

Having a whale of a time in London.