Books about London, England

About London

Capital city of England and the UK, London is a global city as well as home to the nation's political and financial centres. It offers many historical, heritage, artistic and cultural sites and collections as well as parks, gardens and shopping opportunities.

Many books and maps would be needed to even begin to outline the diverse and colourful history of the greater London area. Although some descriptions of London's past refer back to structures thought to date from about 4500 BC, most written histories tend to begin with Roman London or later periods. London as a capital city can be conveniently dated from about 100 AD when it superceeded Colchester as capital of the Roman province of Britannia. It is only since 1066 that coronations of English and British monarchs have taken place at Westminster Abbey in London.

Modern London attracts many people from all over the world who come to work, study or visit. While there are many visits for business in various forms, commercial, political, diplomatic and so on, visiting London is most commonly associated with tourism. London's shops and attractions including museums, galleries and 'experiences' cater to every interest and are supported by the experience of London itself; black cabs, red buses, red postboxes and telephone boxes, the world famous 'tube system' (the first underground passenger railway anywhere), together with numerous views and public areas such as Leicester Square, Trafalgar Square, the South Bank of the Thames and so on.

See also news from, about or mentioning London, England.

Dishoom: The first ever cookbook from the much-loved Indian restaurant: From Bombay with Love

Dishoom: The first ever cookbook from the much-loved Indian restaurant: From Bombay with Love

by Shamil Thakrar, Kavi Thakrar, Naved Nasir

ISBN: 1408890674 ASIN: 1408890674

400 pages (Hardcover)

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

A Poem for Every Night of the Year

A Poem for Every Night of the Year

by Allie Esiri

ISBN: 1509813136 ASIN: 1509813136

544 pages (Hardcover)

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

Middle England: Winner of the Costa Novel Award 2019

Middle England: Winner of the Costa Novel Award 2019

by Jonathan Coe

ISBN: 0241983681 ASIN: 0241983681

432 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Penguin

A Gentleman in Moscow

A Gentleman in Moscow

by Amor Towles

ISBN: 0099558785 ASIN: 0099558785

480 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Windmill Books

How To: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

How To: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

by Randall Munroe

ISBN: 1473680328 ASIN: 1473680328

320 pages (Hardcover)

Publisher: John Murray

Calendar 2020, UK Coast Calendar 2020 - Biodegradable Wrapper - A4 Size

Calendar 2020, UK Coast Calendar 2020 - Biodegradable Wrapper - A4 Size

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ISBN: ASIN: B07BHJJ7HV

pages (Office Product)

Publisher: phrame

The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book: Pit your wits against Britain's greatest map makers (Puzzle Books)

The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book: Pit your wits against Britain's greatest map makers (Puzzle Books)

by Ordnance Survey, Dr Gareth Moore

ISBN: 1409184676 ASIN: 1409184676

240 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Trapeze

Holy Island: A DCI Ryan Mystery (The DCI Ryan Mysteries Book 1)

Holy Island: A DCI Ryan Mystery (The DCI Ryan Mysteries Book 1)

by LJ Ross

ISBN: ASIN: B00RPSQAG8

316 pages (Kindle Edition)

Publisher:

The Rough Guide to the North Coast 500 (Compact Travel Guide)

The Rough Guide to the North Coast 500 (Compact Travel Guide)

by Rough Guides

ISBN: 1789194075 ASIN: 1789194075

86 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Rough Guides

Sipsmith: Sip: 100 gin cocktails with only three ingredients

Sipsmith: Sip: 100 gin cocktails with only three ingredients

by Sipsmith

ISBN: 1784726087 ASIN: 1784726087

224 pages (Hardcover)

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

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