Books & Poetry

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
Opinion

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@
Bookworm? This Year's Cityread Festival Is A Real Page Turner

Bookworm? This Year's Cityread Festival Is A Real Page Turner

A city-wide celebration. | Sponsor
That Shakespeare Bloke Gets Everywhere

That Shakespeare Bloke Gets Everywhere

All the city's a stage for the Bard's memorials. | By M@
Is This London's First Sci-Fi And Fantasy Story?

Is This London's First Sci-Fi And Fantasy Story?

This creeped us out. | By M@
Have You Visited London's Floating Bookshop?

Have You Visited London's Floating Bookshop?

Sitting pretty on Regent's Canal. | By Londonist Staff
6 Unique Victorian Buildings You Didn't Know About

6 Unique Victorian Buildings You Didn't Know About

Hidden in the back streets. | By Londonist Staff
26 Filthy Olde Words To Use In Modern Day London

26 Filthy Olde Words To Use In Modern Day London

Ever suffered from a Queer Bung? | By Will Noble
You've Probably Been Down This South London Street... But How Well Do You Know It?

You've Probably Been Down This South London Street... But How Well Do You Know It?

Recognise any of these characters? | By Will Noble
Mary Wollstonecraft's London

Mary Wollstonecraft's London

In the footsteps of the great women's rights advocate. | By Londonist
This Pop-Up Bookshop Only Stocks Female Authors

This Pop-Up Bookshop Only Stocks Female Authors

In honour of International Women's Day. | By Harry Rosehill
All Of London Will Be Reading This Novel

All Of London Will Be Reading This Novel

The Muse by Jessie Burton. | By M@
This Might Just Be The Best Guide To Exploring London We've Ever Seen

This Might Just Be The Best Guide To Exploring London We've Ever Seen

Exceptional stuff from Rachel Kolsky. | By M@
London Has A Whole Shop Dedicated To Alice In Wonderland

London Has A Whole Shop Dedicated To Alice In Wonderland

Curiouser and curiouser. | By Laura Reynolds