Books & Poetry

You'll Barely Recognise East London In These 10 Photos From The 1970s And 80s

You'll Barely Recognise East London In These 10 Photos From The 1970s And 80s

Once Upon a Time in Brick Lane. | By Will Noble
A Brief History Of London In A-Z Maps

A Brief History Of London In A-Z Maps

From John Rocque to the 2012 Games. | By Londonist
We've Written A Book About Drinking In London... And We Reckon You Might Want To Own A Copy

We've Written A Book About Drinking In London... And We Reckon You Might Want To Own A Copy

We give you: Londonist Drinks. | By Will Noble
10 Beguiling Images Of London's Iconic Theatres... Totally Empty

10 Beguiling Images Of London's Iconic Theatres... Totally Empty

The architecture you missed while watching the stage. | By Will Noble
18 Glorious Photos Of London's Lost And Abandoned Underground Stations

18 Glorious Photos Of London's Lost And Abandoned Underground Stations

The magic and mysteries beneath our feet. | By Will Noble
This Beautiful Book Of Illustrations Celebrates Classic London Shopfronts

This Beautiful Book Of Illustrations Celebrates Classic London Shopfronts

Butchers, bakers and bookshops get the watercolour treatment. | By Maire Rose Connor
13 Moquette Patterns You Didn't Know Existed

13 Moquette Patterns You Didn't Know Existed

Londoners have always sat in style. | By Will Noble
Randy Politicians And Breathtakingly Stupid Bets: A Brief History Of London's Members Clubs

Randy Politicians And Breathtakingly Stupid Bets: A Brief History Of London's Members Clubs

300 years of misbehaviour and debauchery. | By Londonist
A Map Of London Bookswaps

A Map Of London Bookswaps

Give a book, take a book. | By M@
8 Derelict London Buildings That Time Forgot

8 Derelict London Buildings That Time Forgot

Still beautiful in decay. | By Will Noble
Murray's: The Louche London Club That Instigated The Profumo Affair

Murray's: The Louche London Club That Instigated The Profumo Affair

Secrets beneath Soho's pavements. | By Londonist
Binge Watching London: New Book Reveals Capital's TV Secrets

Binge Watching London: New Book Reveals Capital's TV Secrets

Fleabag, Sherlock, Doctor Who, Black Mirror... | By M@
5 Utterly Despicable Moments From London's Past, Which Deserve Their Own 'Black Plaque'

5 Utterly Despicable Moments From London's Past, Which Deserve Their Own 'Black Plaque'

Not for the faint-hearted. | By Londonist
The Delightful Doors Of Whitechapel

The Delightful Doors Of Whitechapel

New book peers over the E1 threshold. | By M@
London Is A Forest: Woody Revelations In New Book

London Is A Forest: Woody Revelations In New Book

Know your acer from your elder bough. | By M@
Beautiful Photo Book Pays Tribute To The Brutalist Palace That Is Barbican Centre

Beautiful Photo Book Pays Tribute To The Brutalist Palace That Is Barbican Centre

Ode to the concrete fortress. | By Londonist Staff
A Giant Book Club Is About To Take Over London... And You're Invited To Join

A Giant Book Club Is About To Take Over London... And You're Invited To Join

Cityread festival returns to unite bookworms the capital over. | Sponsor
The Parakeeting Of London Goes Gonzo On Our Green Birds

The Parakeeting Of London Goes Gonzo On Our Green Birds

SQUAWK SQUAWK SQUAWK SQUAWK SQUAWK | By M@
The Biggest William Blake Exhibition In 20 Years Is Coming To London

The Biggest William Blake Exhibition In 20 Years Is Coming To London

Tate Britain blockbuster. | By Will Noble
These New Vending Machines Print Out Free Short Stories For Commuters

These New Vending Machines Print Out Free Short Stories For Commuters

A novel idea. | By Will Noble
How Many Of These 10 Uber-Hard Questions About London Can You Answer?

How Many Of These 10 Uber-Hard Questions About London Can You Answer?

Let the head scratching commence. | By Will Noble
In Pictures: Tower Bridge Captured From Some Interesting Angles

In Pictures: Tower Bridge Captured From Some Interesting Angles

Beats the usual tourist snaps. | By Will Noble
Ooh, Matron! This Massive Collection Of Naughty Books Is Now Open To The Public

Ooh, Matron! This Massive Collection Of Naughty Books Is Now Open To The Public

It's been under lock and key since 1850. | By Will Noble
See The Thamesmead Of The Past, Present And Future

See The Thamesmead Of The Past, Present And Future

The Town of Tomorrow. | By Harry Rosehill