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The Love-Charm of Bombs: Restless Lives in the Second World War
The Love-Charm of Bombs: Restless Lives in the Second World War
by Lara Feigel
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When the first bombs fell on London in August 1940, the city was transformed overnight into a battlefront. For most Londoners, the sirens, guns, planes and bombs heralded gruelling nights of sleeplessness, fear and loss. But for Graham Greene and some of... (read more)

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Londoners: The Days and Nights of London Now--As Told by Those Who Love It, Hate It, Live It, Left It, and Long for It
Londoners: The Days and Nights of London Now--As Told by Those Who Love It, Hate It, Live It, Left It, and Long for It
by Craig Taylor
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In Londoners, acclaimed journalist Craig Taylor paints readers an epic portrait of todays London that is as rich and lively as the city itself. In the style of Studs Terkel (Working, Hard Times, The Good War) and Dave Isay (Listening Is an Act of Love... (read more)

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A People's History of London
A People's History of London
by Lindsey German
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A truly radical response to conservative heritage tours and banal day trips, Rebel Footprints brings to life the history of social movements in Englandand#8217;s capital. David Rosenberg transports readers from well-known landmarks to history-making... (read more)

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Londoners: The Days and Nights of London Now--As Told by Those Who Love It, Hate It, Live It, Left It, and Long for It
Londoners: The Days and Nights of London Now--As Told by Those Who Love It, Hate It, Live It, Left It, and Long for It
by Craig Taylor
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Five years in the making, Londoners is a fresh and compulsively readable view of one of the world's most fascinating cities—a vibrant narrative portrait of the London of our own time, featuring unforgettable stories told by the real people who... (read more)

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The Victorian City: Everyday Life in Dickens' London
The Victorian City: Everyday Life in Dickens' London
by Judith Flanders
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From the critically acclaimed author of The Invention of Murder, an extraordinary, revelatory portrait of everyday life on the streets of Dickens' London.The nineteenth century was a time of unprecedented change, and nowhere was this more apparent than... (read more)

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City of Ravens. Boria Sax
City of Ravens. Boria Sax
by Boria Sax
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The valuable . . . charming (Esther Woolfson) story of the mysterious Tower of London ravens Charles II feared Britain would fall if the ravens ever left the Tower of London. Yet the truth is that they arrived in Victorian times as props in gory plays... (read more)

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London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets
London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets
by Peter Ackroyd
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London Under is a wonderful, atmospheric, imagina­tive, oozing short study of everything that goes on under London, from original springs and streams and Roman amphitheaters to Victorian sewers, gang hideouts, and modern tube stations. The depths... (read more)

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Johnson's Life of London: The People Who Made the City That Made the World
Johnson's Life of London: The People Who Made the City That Made the World
by Boris Johnson
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From Londons inimitable mayor, Boris Johnson, the story of how Churchills eccentric genius shaped not only his world but our own.   On the fiftieth anniversary of Churchills death, Boris Johnson celebrates the singular brilliance of one of the most... (read more)

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City of Ravens: The Extraordinary History of London, the Tower and Its Famous Ravens
City of Ravens: The Extraordinary History of London, the Tower and Its Famous Ravens
by Boria Sax
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Yet the truth is that they arrived in Victorian times as props in gory plays for tourists. But the ravens' past has far more high drama. From the plains of the North American Indians to the arctic tundra, all the way to the Tower of London, they have... (read more)

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Chronicles of Old London: Exploring London's Historic Neighborhoods (Chronicles)
Chronicles of Old London: Exploring London's Historic Neighborhoods (Chronicles)
by Kevin Jackson
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Discover one of the worlds most fascinating and historic cities through 30 dramatic true stories spanning the rich history of London. Author Kevin Jackson takes readers through more than 2,000 years of British history with exciting essays on topics such... (read more)

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Tower: An Epic History of the Tower of London
Tower: An Epic History of the Tower of London
by Nigel Jones
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A dazzling history of the Tower of London, one of the world's busiest tourist attractions, and the people who populated it  Castle, royal palace, prison, torture chamber, execution site, zoo, mint, home to the crown jewels, armory... (read more)

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London a Social History
London a Social History
by Roy Porter
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A truly radical response to conservative heritage tours and banal day trips, Rebel Footprints brings to life the history of social movements in Englandand#8217;s capital. David Rosenberg transports readers from well-known landmarks to history-making... (read more)

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London Lore: The Legends and Traditions of the World's Most Vibrant City
London Lore: The Legends and Traditions of the World's Most Vibrant City
by Steve Roud
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Discover the colourful traditions and bizarre superstitions of the world's most vibrant city. In which part of North London were wild beasts once thought to roam the sewers? Why did 1920s working-class Londoners wear necklaces of blue beads? Who was the... (read more)

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London, Portrait of a City
London, Portrait of a City
by Reuel Golden
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London calling: A photographic odyssey through the history of this epic city   Samuel Johnson famously said that: “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” London is a vast sprawling metropolis, constantly evolving and... (read more)

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Henry VIII: The Charismatic King Who Reforged a Nation
Henry VIII: The Charismatic King Who Reforged a Nation
by Kathy Elgin
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This captivating biography of perhaps the most charismatic monarch of all time describes Henrys love affairs and life at the English Court together with his political wranglings, military campaigns, mood swings, and acts of murderous brutality. This... (read more)

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West End Front the Wartime Secrets of Londons Grand Hotels
West End Front the Wartime Secrets of Londons Grand Hotels
by Matthew Sweet
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London: The Biography
London: The Biography
by Peter Ackroyd
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Shakespeares Local
Shakespeares Local
by Peter Brown
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Ready, Steady, Go!: The Smashing Rise and Giddy Fall of Swinging London
Ready, Steady, Go!: The Smashing Rise and Giddy Fall of Swinging London
by Shawn Levy
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Italian Boy a Tale of Murder & Body Snat
Italian Boy a Tale of Murder & Body Snat
by Sarah Wise
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