Books & Poetry

Ghost Trees: A Remarkable Book That'll Have You Looking At London Afresh

Ghost Trees: A Remarkable Book That'll Have You Looking At London Afresh

Everything you need to know about London's trees. | By M@ ★★★★★
How Graffiti Saved My Dad's Life (At Least For A While)

How Graffiti Saved My Dad's Life (At Least For A While)

A touching story of spray cans and cancer. | By Jane Murphy
Mapped: London's Best Independent Bookshops

Mapped: London's Best Independent Bookshops

Where to find everything from graphic novels to 17th century tomes. | By Maire Rose Connor
Fake Britain: A Map Of Fictional Locations In England, Scotland And Wales

Fake Britain: A Map Of Fictional Locations In England, Scotland And Wales

Hogwarts? Bleak House? Holby? | By M@
The Feminist Library Needs Help To Find A New Home

The Feminist Library Needs Help To Find A New Home

It's moving to Peckham. | By Harry Rosehill
Where To Find Hedgehogs In Central London

Where To Find Hedgehogs In Central London

Just one prickle of hedgehogs left. | By M@
That Time The Bishop Of Southwark Went On A Drunken Rampage

That Time The Bishop Of Southwark Went On A Drunken Rampage

"I'm the Bishop of Southwark. It's what I do." | By Londonist
London's Industrial History: New Books Lift Lid On King's Cross And Docklands

London's Industrial History: New Books Lift Lid On King's Cross And Docklands

A couple of corkers from History Press. | By M@
London Library Discovers Bram Stoker's Dracula Notes Scribbled In Margins Of Its Books

London Library Discovers Bram Stoker's Dracula Notes Scribbled In Margins Of Its Books

A terribly exciting discovery. | By Will Noble
London Uncovered: How Many Of These Places Have You Visited?

London Uncovered: How Many Of These Places Have You Visited?

From a gin distillery to the former home of a rock star. | By Will Noble
It's Witchcraft! 5 Occult Bookshops To Visit In London

It's Witchcraft! 5 Occult Bookshops To Visit In London

Tarot cards, healing crystals, astrolabes, oh and books. | By Londonist
Ghost Stations And A Spooky Lift: New Book Reveals London's Oddest Hauntings

Ghost Stations And A Spooky Lift: New Book Reveals London's Oddest Hauntings

Paranormal London book by Gilly Pickup. | By Londonist Staff
The Most Eccentric Book About London Ever?

The Most Eccentric Book About London Ever?

London: 101 Oddities by J Edward Hart. | By M@
The 10 Most Unlikely Bird Watching Spots In London

The 10 Most Unlikely Bird Watching Spots In London

Feathers in unexpected places. | By Londonist
10 Things We Learnt About London Buses From This Smashing New Book

10 Things We Learnt About London Buses From This Smashing New Book

A new book lifts the lid on London's buses. | By M@
Stanfords Travel Bookshop Is Leaving Its Home Of More Than 100 Years

Stanfords Travel Bookshop Is Leaving Its Home Of More Than 100 Years

The world's largest map store on Long Acre store is closing down. | By Laura Reynolds
In Illustrations: Modern Designs That Defined London

In Illustrations: Modern Designs That Defined London

Charles Holden to Anish Kapoor. | By Will Noble
Thousands Of Free Mr Men Books Are Being Given Away On The South Bank

Thousands Of Free Mr Men Books Are Being Given Away On The South Bank

Turn up early to avoid Mr Grumble. | By Will Noble
Celebrate London's Female Pioneers With Senate House Library

Celebrate London's Female Pioneers With Senate House Library

Free exhibition puts the spotlight on women who made their voices heard. | Sponsor
Where Does Winnie The Pooh Live? Near Edgware

Where Does Winnie The Pooh Live? Near Edgware

Pooh Corner is inside the M25. | By M@
The Library That Lends Out Telescopes

The Library That Lends Out Telescopes

In Leicester Square, of all places. | By M@
Gay's The Word Wants You To Notice It

Gay's The Word Wants You To Notice It

Welcome to London's only LGBT bookshop. | By Harry Rosehill
Why You Should Love The Architecture Of The National Theatre
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Why You Should Love The Architecture Of The National Theatre

John Grindrod explains the wonders of concrete. | By Londonist
Adam Dant's Book Of London Maps Is Gorgeous

Adam Dant's Book Of London Maps Is Gorgeous

Fans of hand-drawn maps have a new idol. | By M@