Books & Poetry

In Pictures: The Clapham Haberdashery That Traded For 60 Years

In Pictures: The Clapham Haberdashery That Traded For 60 Years

The fascinating life of Maurice Dorfman. | By Will Noble
Name That Bridge! Can You Identify These 7 Thames Bridges?

Name That Bridge! Can You Identify These 7 Thames Bridges?

Fascinating book explores all 200 Thames bridges. | By M@
12 Things You Never Knew About Ealing

12 Things You Never Knew About Ealing

Book finds treasures in the west London area. | By M@
London's Irish Emigrants: In Their Own Words

London's Irish Emigrants: In Their Own Words

"Fellows would think the streets of London were paved with gold" | By Londonist
Did You Know Croydon Had A Spaceport? Well It Didn't But This Zine Suggests Otherwise

Did You Know Croydon Had A Spaceport? Well It Didn't But This Zine Suggests Otherwise

Ad Astra Per Croydon. | By Will Noble
In Pictures: London's Council Houses

In Pictures: London's Council Houses

From Spa Green to the Whittington Estate. | By Will Noble
Remarkable Photos Of London In 1900

Remarkable Photos Of London In 1900

Taken in 'Photochrom'. | By Londonist
Just 15 Pictures Of Interwar Tube Stations Looking Glorious

Just 15 Pictures Of Interwar Tube Stations Looking Glorious

Beholden to Holden. | By Will Noble
The Real Icons Of Modern London: Not What You Might Think

The Real Icons Of Modern London: Not What You Might Think

We need to think beyond skyscrapers, argues John Grindrod. | By Londonist
Beatrix Potter's London: The Birthplace And Favourite Places Of Peter Rabbit's Creator

Beatrix Potter's London: The Birthplace And Favourite Places Of Peter Rabbit's Creator

Not such a country bumpkin after all. | By Laura Reynolds
Where To Shop For Second Hand Books In London

Where To Shop For Second Hand Books In London

(Or where to surround yourself with the smell of old books.) | By Laura Reynolds
Barbican Centre At 40: Vintage Images Of Brutalist Heaven

Barbican Centre At 40: Vintage Images Of Brutalist Heaven

A modern wonder of the world. | By Will Noble
Where Are "Nancy's Steps" From Oliver Twist, And Why Do They Lie To Us?

Where Are "Nancy's Steps" From Oliver Twist, And Why Do They Lie To Us?

The steps by London Bridge are not what they seem. | By M@
London Looks Melancholy In These B&W Photos From The 70s And 80s

London Looks Melancholy In These B&W Photos From The 70s And 80s

A deserted South Bank and a slowly sinking boat. | By Will Noble
Photos Of London In The 1980s Show A Very Different City

Photos Of London In The 1980s Show A Very Different City

Although the graffiti still seems relevant. | By M@
In Pictures: The Heyday Of London's Dubstep Scene

In Pictures: The Heyday Of London's Dubstep Scene

"It's a sort of family photo album in a way." | By Londonist
Charles Dickens Had A Hipster 'Tache And Here's The Photo To Prove It

Charles Dickens Had A Hipster 'Tache And Here's The Photo To Prove It

"The moustaches are glorious, glorious." | By Will Noble
Vintage Photos Of London In The Snow

Vintage Photos Of London In The Snow

Someone fetch us a sledge. | By Will Noble
Inside The Anti-Fascist Library That's Been Fighting Nazism Since WW2

Inside The Anti-Fascist Library That's Been Fighting Nazism Since WW2

The Wiener Library is a library like no other. | By Will Noble
7 Places You Wouldn’t Expect To Find A Routemaster (But Will)

7 Places You Wouldn’t Expect To Find A Routemaster (But Will)

From Wiltshire to a Russian Circus. | By Harry Rosehill
The Art Deco Euston Station That Never Was

The Art Deco Euston Station That Never Was

It was going to have a heliport and everything. | By Londonist
You See A Whole Other London When You're On A Canal Boat
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You See A Whole Other London When You're On A Canal Boat

Aqueducts, herons and biscuit factories. | By Londonist
The Crouch End Studios That Gave Us Captain Pugwash And Trumpton

The Crouch End Studios That Gave Us Captain Pugwash And Trumpton

Ever heard of Womersley Road? | By Londonist
Inside Eastcote - The Legendary Recording Studios Where History Is Still Made

Inside Eastcote - The Legendary Recording Studios Where History Is Still Made

From Massive Attack to Adele. | By Will Noble