Books & Poetry

Secret London revealed in this amazing photo book

Secret London revealed in this amazing photo book

Love this book. Gorgeous shots of secret London.
Seven Brutalist Architects Who Ruined London

Seven Brutalist Architects Who Ruined London

Author lays into the capital's concrete monoliths.
A history of the Port of London - fascinating stuff

A history of the Port of London - fascinating stuff

How much do you know about the docks? Some fascinating stuff in this book
Who Was The Real Fagin?

Who Was The Real Fagin?

" Dickens himself was so strongly criticised for emphasising Fagin's race and religion at every turn"
Photos Of London Past And Present Side By Side

Photos Of London Past And Present Side By Side

Photographic history.
There's plenty for Harry Potter fans to see and do in London. Take a look

There's plenty for Harry Potter fans to see and do in London. Take a look

Potty for Potter?
Video: Behind The Scenes At London's Free Harry Potter Show

Video: Behind The Scenes At London's Free Harry Potter Show

Check out this Potter exhibition.
Camden Town's Five Most Interesting Buildings

Camden Town's Five Most Interesting Buildings

Including a pub renamed after a Radio Four presenter.
Is the Sherlock museum any good?

Is the Sherlock museum any good?

A tour of the famous sleuth's house
London's best alternative boats

London's best alternative boats

Take to the water.
Squawk! London's Parakeets Star In New Children's Book

Squawk! London's Parakeets Star In New Children's Book

This'll have your kids begging to go down the park.
The Eccentric London Bookshops With Stories To Tell

The Eccentric London Bookshops With Stories To Tell

Secret histories and celeb spotting
Old Photos Of A Vanished City

Old Photos Of A Vanished City

London as it used to be.
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

How Barbican was built.
Wanna see some lovely London maps? Try our book

Wanna see some lovely London maps? Try our book

If you're mappy and you know it...
Take A Tour Of London's Quirky Bookshops

Take A Tour Of London's Quirky Bookshops

Discover places you never knew were there.
Meet The Pub Cats Of London

Meet The Pub Cats Of London

Do NOT buy this book for your alcoholic dog
60 amazing London locations.

60 amazing London locations.

60 places you'll want to visit.
Mythbusted: London's horse statues follow a secret code

Mythbusted: London's horse statues follow a secret code

Urban myth explored.
7 Of London's Most Unusual Libraries

7 Of London's Most Unusual Libraries

One for London-based bookworms
Inside London's Biggest Bookshop

Inside London's Biggest Bookshop

Everything you need to know about this bookish behemoth.
These Pictures Show A London Of The Future That's Already Destroyed

These Pictures Show A London Of The Future That's Already Destroyed

Ugly beasts or beautiful builds?
A roundup of London's inaccurate plaques ->

A roundup of London's inaccurate plaques ->

Plaques with slack facts.
Tube Etiquette Posters, In The Words Of The Great Poets

Tube Etiquette Posters, In The Words Of The Great Poets

Remember those etiquette posters? These are better.
Charming memories of life by the green belt

Charming memories of life by the green belt

To what extent should we be sacrificing adequate and affordable housing in order to maintain this rather unremarkable ring?
Inside One Of London's Most Important Bookshops

Inside One Of London's Most Important Bookshops

In the 1960s this place was visited by people from across the world
London's Forgotten Brutalist Masterpieces

London's Forgotten Brutalist Masterpieces

Including the Trellick's little-known cousin.
Get stuck into one of these south London novels on your next commute

Get stuck into one of these south London novels on your next commute

Some reading inspiration
Tallest, Ugliest, Most Haunted: Top London Hotel Trivia

Tallest, Ugliest, Most Haunted: Top London Hotel Trivia

One has two hidden temples...
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.
Did Sweeney Todd Actually Exist?

Did Sweeney Todd Actually Exist?

Anyone in the mood for a pie now?
Don't miss this excellent book on London's hidden rivers

Don't miss this excellent book on London's hidden rivers

This book is superb - it will make you rethink London
Agatha Christie's London Haunts

Agatha Christie's London Haunts

London locations connected to the whodunnit maestro.
The London Of Charles Dickens: Mapped

The London Of Charles Dickens: Mapped

Hundreds of locations, but he never mentions Buckingham Palace.
Why You Should Wander Harringay Green Lanes

Why You Should Wander Harringay Green Lanes

Crime novelist extols road's inspirational qualities.
Things you probably didn't know about the Isle of Dogs

Things you probably didn't know about the Isle of Dogs

Remembering the tragedy at Bullivant's Wharf
What Are The Best Books About London?

What Are The Best Books About London?

The best of the best.
Quite simply the best book about London published this century:

Quite simply the best book about London published this century:

Every Londoner should read Curiocity.
These Are The Best London Novels

These Are The Best London Novels

How many have you read?
An Ode To The Oyster Card

An Ode To The Oyster Card

Or why you should NOT always touch in and out.
Stroll Round Virginia Woolf's London

Stroll Round Virginia Woolf's London

Literary sights.
Parks have beautiful buildings too

Parks have beautiful buildings too

New book lifts the lid.
10 Walking Tour Books: The Best Way To See London

10 Walking Tour Books: The Best Way To See London

Learning and burning calories. Two birds with one stone.
The Eccentric Toilets Of 1960s London

The Eccentric Toilets Of 1960s London

Which toilet might have hidden a war criminal?
Brave Enough To Get A Tattoo? Try One Of These London Parlours

Brave Enough To Get A Tattoo? Try One Of These London Parlours

Have you got a tattoo? Would you ever get one?
Fake News: Includes A Tube Line Dug By Dick Turpin

Fake News: Includes A Tube Line Dug By Dick Turpin

Some 'alternative facts' about London
How London Became Hopelessly Hooked On Gin

How London Became Hopelessly Hooked On Gin

London's mistrust of France led to us going gin crazy.
AA Milne's London

AA Milne's London

The London haunts of the author and his creation, Winnie The Pooh.
How To Use The World's Largest Library

How To Use The World's Largest Library

Sign up and get into a British Library reading room.