Books & Poetry

7 Of London's Most Unusual Libraries

7 Of London's Most Unusual Libraries

Get stuck into a decent book.
Celebrity Bitch Fight: Morgan V Clarkson

Celebrity Bitch Fight: Morgan V Clarkson

60 amazing London locations.

60 amazing London locations.

How many have you visited?
Book Review: Rivers Of London By Ben Aaronovitch

Book Review: Rivers Of London By Ben Aaronovitch

A new novel weaves London folklore and Metropolitan Police procedure in a bewildering tale of magical mayhem.
These Are The Best London Novels

These Are The Best London Novels

How many have you read?
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.
London Literary Locations: Jane Austen

London Literary Locations: Jane Austen

Places mentioned in Austen's books and where she stayed, photographed and mapped.
New Map Explores The Streets Of Fictional London

New Map Explores The Streets Of Fictional London

Over 600 novels charted.
7 London Print Magazines You Need To Read

7 London Print Magazines You Need To Read

For sports fans, feminists, film buffs, bookworms, foodies and more.
The Forgotten Story Of England's 'Greatest Black Footballer'

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

Laurie Cunningham blazed a trail for black players.
Meet The Pub Dogs Of London

Meet The Pub Dogs Of London

The best boozers for doggy drinkers.
The Information Capital: London Looks Pretty In Data

The Information Capital: London Looks Pretty In Data

New book, beautiful maps.
Found: The Best Guide To Alternative London Ever

Found: The Best Guide To Alternative London Ever

The London Of Ebenezer Scrooge

The London Of Ebenezer Scrooge

Scenes from A Christmas Carol.
A Beautiful Book Map Based On London

A Beautiful Book Map Based On London

600 novels displayed as roads, parks and rivers.
Into the Bowels of the British Library

Into the Bowels of the British Library

What Is The Most Londony Dickens Novel?

What Is The Most Londony Dickens Novel?

It took us two years.
Why Is There No Charles Dickens Statue In London?

Why Is There No Charles Dickens Statue In London?

And yet Sydney and Philadelphia have one.
What Is The Best London Novel?

What Is The Best London Novel?

Unseen Photos Of The Barbican's Construction

Unseen Photos Of The Barbican's Construction

Brutalist wonderland revealed in new book.
Short Fiction Competition: Fairytales Of The City

Short Fiction Competition: Fairytales Of The City

Create a new modern folk tale.
 AA Milne's London

AA Milne's London

An insight into everyone's favourite bear
Londonist Out Loud: Literary London Pubs

Londonist Out Loud: Literary London Pubs

Part two of our trip round London's boozers.
The Many Faces Of Sherlock Holmes

The Many Faces Of Sherlock Holmes

From silent movies to the Beeb's latest blockbuster.
A Pocket Guide To London's Literary Houses

A Pocket Guide To London's Literary Houses

Dickens, Carlyle, Freud, Keats, Johnson, and more.
Uncover Rivers Of London With Cityread In April

Uncover Rivers Of London With Cityread In April

One book. One month. One city.
Book Review: Secret London - Unusual Bars & Restaurants

Book Review: Secret London - Unusual Bars & Restaurants

Dine in the dark, in a fridge and 98 other odd places.
Gin O'Clock At Charles Dickens Museum

Gin O'Clock At Charles Dickens Museum

Learn tips and tricks of the perfect g and t.
Meet Bob The Angel Tube Cat At Islington Waterstones Tonight

Meet Bob The Angel Tube Cat At Islington Waterstones Tonight

London's coolest cat.
Video: Cityread London Turns Capital Into Giant Book Club

Video: Cityread London Turns Capital Into Giant Book Club

Everyone's reading Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch.
A Frosties Reception For The Cereal Killer Cafe Cookbook

A Frosties Reception For The Cereal Killer Cafe Cookbook

It's rrrrr-ubbish.
Book Review: London Under By Peter Ackroyd

Book Review: London Under By Peter Ackroyd

One of London's greatest living chroniclers heads underground.
Write A Travel Etiquette Poem For TfL Travel Better Competition

Write A Travel Etiquette Poem For TfL Travel Better Competition

Be excellent to each other.
Subterranean London Exposed In New Book

Subterranean London Exposed In New Book

Striking photos of sewers, private tubes and bunkers.
Ticket Alert: Lena Dunham In Conversation With Caitlin Moran

Ticket Alert: Lena Dunham In Conversation With Caitlin Moran

Tickets on sale 10am today.
Book Review: Londoners By Craig Taylor

Book Review: Londoners By Craig Taylor

The best book about the capital in at least a decade.
Storm in a furry teacup

Storm in a furry teacup

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

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

EastEnders veteran goes Victorian.
Londonist Interviews...The Manager of Spitalfields Market

Londonist Interviews...The Manager of Spitalfields Market

The Best London Books Of 2013

The Best London Books Of 2013

Our top five from the past year.
An Alternative London Where Big Ben Was Never Built

An Alternative London Where Big Ben Was Never Built

Holiday snaps wouldn't have been the same.
London Literary Events For 2014

London Literary Events For 2014

Ears pinned back for excellent spoken word.
Where Does The Phrase 'What The Dickens' Come From?

Where Does The Phrase 'What The Dickens' Come From?

Predates author by more than 200 years.
Take A Walk Around The Tudor London Of Shardlake

Take A Walk Around The Tudor London Of Shardlake

A tour for fans of CJ Sansom's books.
See Streetcat Bob In An Evening For Charity

See Streetcat Bob In An Evening For Charity

Everyone loves this ginger moggie.
Like Zorro, The Bad Sex Awards Are Back

Like Zorro, The Bad Sex Awards Are Back

Huge Collection Of Rare London Books For Sale

Huge Collection Of Rare London Books For Sale

5,000 volumes, all about the capital.
Espresso Book Machine: Waugh While You Wait

Espresso Book Machine: Waugh While You Wait

Penguin Books Celebrates 80th Birthday With A Special Pop Up Shop

Penguin Books Celebrates 80th Birthday With A Special Pop Up Shop

Temporary bookshop comes to Boxpark.
Help Build A Maze Of Books And Lego World Map @ Southbank Centre

Help Build A Maze Of Books And Lego World Map @ Southbank Centre

Volunteers needed to make two projects happen.