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A History Of Children's Books About London

A History Of Children's Books About London

We're charmed by these words and pictures.
London's Forgotten Brutalist Masterpieces

London's Forgotten Brutalist Masterpieces

8 of London's best.
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.

How many have you visited?
The Origins Of London Tube Names

The Origins Of London Tube Names

Guess the Tube station from its etymology.
Beautiful Book Showcases London Photos Past And Present

Beautiful Book Showcases London Photos Past And Present

Exceptional comparisons.
Old Photos Of A Vanished City

Old Photos Of A Vanished City

London as it used to be.
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.
Meet The Pub Cats Of London

Meet The Pub Cats Of London

Your dog will hate it.
The Secrets Of London's Finest Bookshops

The Secrets Of London's Finest Bookshops

Including the misdemeanours of Noël Coward and Nancy Mitford
Don't Believe Everything You Read On A London Plaque

Don't Believe Everything You Read On A London Plaque

Plaques with slack facts.
A Beautiful Book Map Based On London

A Beautiful Book Map Based On London

600 novels displayed as roads, parks and rivers.
Curiocity: Perhaps The Best Book About London Ever Compiled

Curiocity: Perhaps The Best Book About London Ever Compiled

450 pages of London goodness.
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?
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.
Subterranean London Exposed In New Book

Subterranean London Exposed In New Book

Striking photos of sewers, private tubes and bunkers.
London's Best Libraries

London's Best Libraries

Where to read in London.
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.
Love Whitechapel? Buy This Book

Love Whitechapel? Buy This Book

Including some little-known gems.
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.
Charles Dickens' Houses...Mapped

Charles Dickens' Houses...Mapped

Including the places he worked, lodged and slept around.
Inside London's Biggest Bookshop

Inside London's Biggest Bookshop

Everything you need to know about this bookish behemoth.
Narnia's coming to London - and you're invited

Narnia's coming to London - and you're invited

Childhood dreams DO come true
Twelve Independent Publishers Every Londoner Should Know

Twelve Independent Publishers Every Londoner Should Know

Rumours of the demise of the book are greatly exaggerated.
 AA Milne's London

AA Milne's London

The London haunts of the author and his creation, Winnie The Pooh.
London's First Gin Craze

London's First Gin Craze

London's mistrust of France led to us going gin crazy.
Discover The Archaeology Of Crossrail In New Books

Discover The Archaeology Of Crossrail In New Books

Stepney and Bow Creek.
How The Houses of Parliament Might Have Looked

How The Houses of Parliament Might Have Looked

The Losers of 1835.
What Are The Best London Novels? The Results

What Are The Best London Novels? The Results

You voted, we counted.
Agatha Christie's London

Agatha Christie's London

The Queen of Crime left her mark all over the capital.
Alice In Wonderland has plenty of London links - come with us down the rabbit hole

Alice In Wonderland has plenty of London links - come with us down the rabbit hole

Find out which London places are linked to Alice In Wonderland
London Short Fiction: The Last Train

London Short Fiction: The Last Train

Meet your fairy godmother on the tube.
Unseen Photos Of The Barbican's Construction

Unseen Photos Of The Barbican's Construction

Brutalist wonderland revealed in new book.
Why I Love Haringey's Green Lanes

Why I Love Haringey's Green Lanes

Crime novelist extols road's inspirational qualities.
The Information Capital: London Looks Pretty In Data

The Information Capital: London Looks Pretty In Data

New book, beautiful maps.
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."
Dickens's novels: a comprehensive London map.

Dickens's novels: a comprehensive London map.

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.
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
What Are The Best Books About London?

What Are The Best Books About London?

Results of our recent poll.
What Are The Best London Novels?

What Are The Best London Novels?

From Ben Aaronovitch to Zadie Smith. Get your votes in.
Check Out This London Zodiac

Check Out This London Zodiac

Taken from a new book we've just fallen in love with.
Virginia Woolf's London

Virginia Woolf's London

How the capital inspired a great writer.
A Pocket Guide To London's Literary Houses

A Pocket Guide To London's Literary Houses

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

London Short Fiction: Seeing Red

A London cabbie loses his rag.
How To Make The Most Of The British Library

How To Make The Most Of The British Library

Easier than you think.