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Books & Poetry

These Are London's Best Boat-Based Businesses

These Are London's Best Boat-Based Businesses

Messing around in boats.
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.
Photos Of London Past And Present Side By Side

Photos Of London Past And Present Side By Side

Exceptional comparisons.
Great collection of old shots of the Square Mile.

Great collection of old shots of the Square Mile.

A great collection of old photos of the Square Mile.
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.
Ever spotted one of London's faulty plaques?

Ever spotted one of London's faulty plaques?

Plaques with slack facts.
Meet The Pub Cats Of London

Meet The Pub Cats Of London

Do NOT buy this book for your alcoholic dog
The Secrets Of London's Finest Bookshops

The Secrets Of London's Finest Bookshops

Do you know which was Oscar Wilde's favourite?
How The Tube Etiquette Posters Should Read

How The Tube Etiquette Posters Should Read

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
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.
Subterranean London Exposed In New Book

Subterranean London Exposed In New Book

Striking photos of sewers, private tubes and bunkers.
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.
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.
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.
Twelve Independent Publishers Every Londoner Should Know

Twelve Independent Publishers Every Londoner Should Know

Rumours of the demise of the book are greatly exaggerated.
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.
Discover The Archaeology Of Crossrail In New Books

Discover The Archaeology Of Crossrail In New Books

Stepney and Bow Creek.
13 Things You Might Not Know About London's Hotels

13 Things You Might Not Know About London's Hotels

Much more than just a place to stay.
What Are The Best London Novels? The Results

What Are The Best London Novels? The Results

You voted, we counted.
What Are The Best Books About London?

What Are The Best Books About London?

Add these to your wishlist.
Winnie The Pooh's London

Winnie The Pooh's London

An insight into everyone's favourite bear
Why You Should Wander Harringay Green Lanes

Why You Should Wander Harringay Green Lanes

A showcase for London diversity
Unseen Photos Of The Barbican's Construction

Unseen Photos Of The Barbican's Construction

Brutalist wonderland revealed in new book.
What Is The Most Londony Dickens Novel?

What Is The Most Londony Dickens Novel?

He never mentions train stations for some reason...
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
Where To Find Agatha Christie in London

Where To Find Agatha Christie in London

London locations connected to the whodunnit maestro.
How Mother's Ruin Almost Ruined London

How Mother's Ruin Almost Ruined London

From Peter Ackroyd's new book.
The Information Capital: London Looks Pretty In Data

The Information Capital: London Looks Pretty In Data

New book, beautiful maps.
Check out this Harry Potter exhibition.

Check out this Harry Potter exhibition.

Check out this Potter exhibition.
A Beautifully Illustrated New Book On London Transport Design Icons

A Beautifully Illustrated New Book On London Transport Design Icons

Maps, buses, stations.
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.
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.
A Tour Of Imaginary London

A Tour Of Imaginary London

Ponderings on the London that never was.
London Short Fiction: Routine

London Short Fiction: Routine

The little things are the important ones.