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Unreliable London Literature And Radical History At Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Unreliable London Literature And Radical History At Stoke Newington Literary Festival

By Kyra Hanson
Toby Jones, Mark Hix, Henry Holland: This Is SohoCreate 2016

Toby Jones, Mark Hix, Henry Holland: This Is SohoCreate 2016

By Zoe Craig
Irvine Welsh To Appear At Camden Roundhouse

Irvine Welsh To Appear At Camden Roundhouse

By Londonist Staff
Inside London's Biggest Bookshop

Inside London's Biggest Bookshop

By Zoe Craig
Video: Explore Shakepeare's Lost Playhouse With Sir Ian McKellen, Part 1

Video: Explore Shakepeare's Lost Playhouse With Sir Ian McKellen, Part 1

By Geoff Marshall
Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday / Deathday in London

Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday / Deathday in London

By Zoe Craig
Rare Alice In Wonderland Books To Go On Display (For Just 4 Days)

Rare Alice In Wonderland Books To Go On Display (For Just 4 Days)

By Laura Reynolds
Celebrate World Record Day In Carnaby With David Bowie Exhibition

Celebrate World Record Day In Carnaby With David Bowie Exhibition

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

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

By Will Noble ★★★★☆
See Streetcat Bob In An Evening For Charity

See Streetcat Bob In An Evening For Charity

By Londonist Staff
Meet The Man Behind The Waterloo Bridge Book Market

Meet The Man Behind The Waterloo Bridge Book Market

By Laura Reynolds
How To Climb Trees In London: New Book Goes Out On A Limb

How To Climb Trees In London: New Book Goes Out On A Limb

By M@
15 Dickens Characters With Really Silly Names

15 Dickens Characters With Really Silly Names

By M@
Barbara Brownskirt, Penge's Poet-In-Residence

Barbara Brownskirt, Penge's Poet-In-Residence

By Londonist
History Boy Becomes Douglas Adams’s Detective Dirk Gently

History Boy Becomes Douglas Adams’s Detective Dirk Gently

By Stuart Black
Join In A Londonwide Book Club With Cityread

Join In A Londonwide Book Club With Cityread

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

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

By Zoe Craig
Join Top Authors For A Celebration Of London Literature

Join Top Authors For A Celebration Of London Literature

By Londonist
Walbrook Stolen By Monks! New Lost Rivers Of London Has New Ideas

Walbrook Stolen By Monks! New Lost Rivers Of London Has New Ideas

By Tom Bolton
'Walking Writing Workshop' Explores Balham To Brixton At Night

'Walking Writing Workshop' Explores Balham To Brixton At Night

By Laura Reynolds
Film Review: High-Rise Is A Fecund Orgy Of Excess

Film Review: High-Rise Is A Fecund Orgy Of Excess

By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
North London Literary Festival Returns With Sci-Fi Slant

North London Literary Festival Returns With Sci-Fi Slant

By Laura Reynolds
Gorgeous Paintings Of London Star In New Book

Gorgeous Paintings Of London Star In New Book

By M@
See Ben Judah Discuss His Acclaimed Book This Is London

See Ben Judah Discuss His Acclaimed Book This Is London

By Londonist
Secret Theatre: Fascinating Pictures Show Backstage Shenanigans

Secret Theatre: Fascinating Pictures Show Backstage Shenanigans

By Stuart Black
Discover The Archaeology Of Crossrail In New Books

Discover The Archaeology Of Crossrail In New Books

By M@
Gorgeous London-Themed Treats For World Book Day

Gorgeous London-Themed Treats For World Book Day

By Zoe Craig
Spook Central: John Le Carré’s London

Spook Central: John Le Carré’s London

By Stuart Black
Unseen Photos Of The Barbican's Construction

Unseen Photos Of The Barbican's Construction

By M@
Join Michael Rosen For Discover's Children's Literature Festival, The Big Write

Join Michael Rosen For Discover's Children's Literature Festival, The Big Write

By Zoe Craig
New Indie Bookshop Opens In Hackney

New Indie Bookshop Opens In Hackney

By Kyra Hanson
How A Royalist Becomes A Revolutionary

How A Royalist Becomes A Revolutionary

By Ben Venables
The Forgotten Story Of England's 'Greatest Black Footballer'

The Forgotten Story Of England's 'Greatest Black Footballer'

By Dermot Kavanagh
30 Years Of Poems On The Underground: Your Poems

30 Years Of Poems On The Underground: Your Poems

By Londonist Staff
London's Most Raucous Poetry Night: Bang Said The Gun Is Back

London's Most Raucous Poetry Night: Bang Said The Gun Is Back

By Lettie Mckie
London Books Roundup: January 2016

London Books Roundup: January 2016

By M@
 AA Milne's London

AA Milne's London

By Laura Reynolds
Why Does London Dominate The UK Poetry Scene?

Why Does London Dominate The UK Poetry Scene?

By Kyra Hanson
New Map Explores The Streets Of Fictional London

New Map Explores The Streets Of Fictional London

By M@
Get Bespoke Handbound Books From A Workshop In South London

Get Bespoke Handbound Books From A Workshop In South London

By Kyra Hanson
Why Is There No Charles Dickens Statue In London?

Why Is There No Charles Dickens Statue In London?

By Will Noble
New Festival Celebrates Writers Of Colour

New Festival Celebrates Writers Of Colour

By Kyra Hanson
The Man Who Sells A Literature Fanzine To West Ham Fans

The Man Who Sells A Literature Fanzine To West Ham Fans

By Kyra Hanson
6 London Books By BAME Writers You Should Read ASAP

6 London Books By BAME Writers You Should Read ASAP

By Nikesh Shukla
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol?

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol?

By Will Noble
Uncover The History Of London's Boroughs With Tony Travers

Uncover The History Of London's Boroughs With Tony Travers

By Rachel Holdsworth ★★★★☆
A Tale Of One Sprawling City: Dickensian Comes To BBC One

A Tale Of One Sprawling City: Dickensian Comes To BBC One

By Stuart Black
The Many Faces Of Sherlock Holmes

The Many Faces Of Sherlock Holmes

By Martin Davies
7 London Print Magazines You Need To Read

7 London Print Magazines You Need To Read

By Kyra Hanson
Londonist Christmas Gift Guide: Book Lovers' Edition

Londonist Christmas Gift Guide: Book Lovers' Edition

By Zoe Craig
A Puzzle On Pepys Road: BBC1's Capital Review

A Puzzle On Pepys Road: BBC1's Capital Review

By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
Three Of A Kind: Cultural Guidebooks For Kids

Three Of A Kind: Cultural Guidebooks For Kids

By Zoe Craig
Georgian River Scenes From Twickenham To Southwark: Book Review

Georgian River Scenes From Twickenham To Southwark: Book Review

By M@ ★★★★★
Peckham Poetry, Night Walking And The Future Of Print Magazines

Peckham Poetry, Night Walking And The Future Of Print Magazines

By Kyra Hanson
Enjoyed The Fog? Now Read The Book

Enjoyed The Fog? Now Read The Book

By M@ ★★★★☆
Meet The Pub Dogs Of London

Meet The Pub Dogs Of London

By Londonist
Book Now: Night Walking Talk With Matthew Beaumont At London Transport Museum

Book Now: Night Walking Talk With Matthew Beaumont At London Transport Museum

By Londonist
Linton Kwesi Johnson To Headline Globe Road Poetry Festival

Linton Kwesi Johnson To Headline Globe Road Poetry Festival

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Bridget Christie Books Into Leicester Square Theatre

Bridget Christie Books Into Leicester Square Theatre

By Ben Venables
Ben Whishaw Pays Homage To T.S. Eliot At Wilton's Music Hall

Ben Whishaw Pays Homage To T.S. Eliot At Wilton's Music Hall

By Kyra Hanson