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Inside One Of London's Most Important Bookshops

Inside One Of London's Most Important Bookshops

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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.
60 amazing London locations.

60 amazing London locations.

60 incredible London locations.
The Origins Of London Tube Names

The Origins Of London Tube Names

Guess the Tube station from its etymology.
Photos Of London Past And Present Side By Side

Photos Of London Past And Present Side By Side

Exceptional comparisons.
How The City Of London Looked 100 Years Ago

How The City Of London Looked 100 Years Ago

London's always been busy.
What's The Best Non-Fiction Book About London?

What's The Best Non-Fiction Book About London?

A round-up of our top 15 titles about the capital. And, yes, we've read them all.
Brutalist Architecture In London You Might Not Know

Brutalist Architecture In London You Might Not Know

Including the Trellick's little-known cousin.
A Beautiful Book Map Based On London

A Beautiful Book Map Based On London

600 novels displayed as roads, parks and rivers.
Meet The Pub Cats Of London

Meet The Pub Cats Of London

Do NOT buy this book for your alcoholic dog
Ever spotted one of London's faulty plaques?

Ever spotted one of London's faulty plaques?

Plaques with slack facts.
London's Most Fabulous Literary Bookshops

London's Most Fabulous Literary Bookshops

Secret histories and celeb spotting
We wish the Tube etiquette posters were as blunt as these...

We wish the Tube etiquette posters were as blunt as these...

Remember those etiquette posters? These are better.
Every Londoner should buy this book:

Every Londoner should buy this book:

We've never read better.
7 Of London's Best Libraries

7 Of London's Best Libraries

One for London-based bookworms
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

Where to seek the wizard.
Subterranean London Exposed In New Book

Subterranean London Exposed In New Book

Striking photos of sewers, private tubes and bunkers.
Do London's statues follow a secret code?

Do London's statues follow a secret code?

Look at London's statues carefully... there might (or might not) be a hidden code.
Things you probably didn't know about the Isle of Dogs

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

Find out how Canary Wharf got its name.
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.
Inside London's Biggest Bookshop

Inside London's Biggest Bookshop

Everything you need to know about this bookish behemoth.
Charles Dickens' Houses...Mapped

Charles Dickens' Houses...Mapped

Including the places he worked, lodged and slept around.
Twelve Independent Publishers Every Londoner Should Know

Twelve Independent Publishers Every Londoner Should Know

Rumours of the demise of the book are greatly exaggerated.
Tallest, Ugliest, Most Haunted: Top London Hotel Trivia

Tallest, Ugliest, Most Haunted: Top London Hotel Trivia

One has two hidden temples...
London Short Fiction: The Last Train

London Short Fiction: The Last Train

Meet your fairy godmother on the tube.
Explore a London without Big Ben ->

Explore a London without Big Ben ->

A look at how things might have been.
Swinging London's Best And Worst Toilets

Swinging London's Best And Worst Toilets

Includes some bizarre toilet graffiti.
Why I love Harngey's Green Lanes

Why I love Harngey's Green Lanes

A constantly changing area
Discover The Archaeology Of Crossrail In New Books

Discover The Archaeology Of Crossrail In New Books

Stepney and Bow Creek.
What The Dickens Is The Origin Of This Phrase?

What The Dickens Is The Origin Of This Phrase?

So, who knew that the phrase 'What the Dickens?' has nothing to do with the novelist?
What Are The Best London Novels? The Results

What Are The Best London Novels? The Results

You voted, we counted.
A Winnie The Pooh Lover's Tour Of London

A Winnie The Pooh Lover's Tour Of London

The London haunts of the author and his creation, Winnie The Pooh.
A Guide To London Books

A Guide To London Books

Results of our recent poll.
How Mother's Ruin Almost Ruined London

How Mother's Ruin Almost Ruined London

From Peter Ackroyd's new book.
Unseen Photos Of The Barbican's Construction

Unseen Photos Of The Barbican's Construction

Brutalist wonderland revealed in new book.
In Search Of Alice In Wonderland In London

In Search Of Alice In Wonderland In London

A different sort of underground in London.
Agatha Christie's London

Agatha Christie's London

Where to find the Queen of Crime in the capital.
The Information Capital: London Looks Pretty In Data

The Information Capital: London Looks Pretty In Data

New book, beautiful maps.
What Is The Most Londony Dickens Novel?

What Is The Most Londony Dickens Novel?

He never mentions train stations for some reason...
A Beautifully Illustrated New Book On London Transport Design Icons

A Beautifully Illustrated New Book On London Transport Design Icons

One for the uninitiated.
How To Make The Most Of The British Library

How To Make The Most Of The British Library

Easier than you think.
The South Bank Is A Place Where You Can Be Yourself

The South Bank Is A Place Where You Can Be Yourself

"To reinforce this sense of the north as overseer to the south, many of London's prisons have been established in the South Bank."
What Are The Best London Novels?

What Are The Best London Novels?

From Ben Aaronovitch to Zadie Smith. Get your votes in.
A Pocket Guide To London's Literary Houses

A Pocket Guide To London's Literary Houses

Dickens, Carlyle, Freud, Keats, Johnson, and more.
London Short Fiction: Seeing Red

London Short Fiction: Seeing Red

A London cabbie loses his rag.
Darran Anderson Talks Imaginary London

Darran Anderson Talks Imaginary London

Ponderings on the London that never was.
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.
Virginia Woolf's London

Virginia Woolf's London

How the capital inspired a great writer.
Check Out This London Zodiac

Check Out This London Zodiac

Starry starry night.