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Literary London

Literary London

Author(s): Eloise Millar, Sam Jordison

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Nonfiction

Era(s): 14th century to modern

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A fascinating guide to the best literary landmarks in London that takes the reader into publishing houses and along paths of inspiration, revealing the stories behind the stories. * One of the world’s greatest literary cities, London has streets...

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Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere

Author(s): Celeste Ng

Location(s): Cleveland

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

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In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned – from the layout of the winding roads, to the colours of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And...

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London Buildings Colouring Book

London Buildings Colouring Book

Author(s): Hannah Dipper, Robin Farquhar

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Miscellaneous

Era(s): From 16th Century onwards

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This exquisite colouring book, a design object in its own right, contains 45 stylish line illustrations of London’s most iconic buildings, created by influential design duo Robin Farquhar and Hannah Dipper of People Will Always Need Plates. These outstanding...

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Londoners

Londoners

Author(s): Craig Taylor

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Nonfiction

Era(s): Early 21st Century

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Here are the voices of London – rich and poor, native and immigrant, women and men (and a Sarah who used to be a George) – witnessed by Craig Taylor, an acclaimed Canadian journalist, playwright and writer, who has...

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Long Time No See

Long Time No See

Author(s): Hannah Lowe

Location(s): Essex, Jamaica

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): 1940s/1980s

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Hannah Lowe’s father Chick, a half-Chinese, half-black Jamaican immigrant, worked long hours at night to support his family; except Chick was no ordinary working man. A legendary gambler, he would vanish into the shadows of East London to win...

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Love in the strangest of places

Love in the strangest of places

Author(s): M Alexander

Location(s): Bangkok, London, Moscow

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Dan changes his mind on holiday to Bangkok. He sees the girls and the drinks and forgets about work with the rest but something is not right. He returns to London and takes the chance of redundancy when it...

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Manhattan Noir

Manhattan Noir

Author(s): Lawrence Block

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Crime, Short Stories

Era(s): Modern

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Short stories set in Manhattan under the editorship of Lawrence Block and contains stories by Jeffrey Deaver, Lawrence Block, Charles Ardai, Carol Lea Benjamin, Thomas H Cook, Jim Fusilli, Robert Knighlty, John Lutz, Liz Martinez, Maan Meyers, Martin Meyers,...

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Michelangelo And The Pope’s Ceiling

Michelangelo And The Pope’s Ceiling

Author(s): Ross King

Location(s): Vatican City

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Early 1500s

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In 1508, Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The thirty-three-year-old Michelangelo had very little experience of the physically and technically taxing art of fresco; and, at twelve thousand square feet, the ceiling...

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Author(s): John Berendt

Location(s): Savannah

Genre(s): Historical, Thriller

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Part travelogue, part true-crime thriller – with copious supernatural elements also thrown into the mix – the book defies simple description. Genteel society ladies who compare notes on their husbands’ suicides. A hilariously foul-mouthed black drag queen. A voodoo...

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Moods of Future Joys

Moods of Future Joys

Author(s): Alastair Humphreys

Location(s): Africa, Europe

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): Early 2000s

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Mood of Future Joys follows Alastair on the first leg of his epic journey around the world, starting in Yorkshire, then going down through Europe and travelling the whole length of Africa, including Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya. The book...

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