Throughout March & April 2015 we'll be compiling our definitive London Reading List.
We've asked London Walks Guides & London Walkers to recommend a favourite book or story, and we've also raided the archives here at The Daily Constitutional to bring a rich and varied selection of London-themed and London-set reading matter.
Whether you live here in London, work here, play here or if you are in the throws of planning a trip to visit us here, these are the books you need to read. As usual, you can give us a shout with your own recommendations – thrillers, literary classics, biographies, anthologies, anything! – at the usual email address, via Twitter or Facebook, or simply leave a comment below.
No. 27. London Stories
London Walks guide Corinna chips in again…
"My husband Howard gave me a lovely collection called London Stories published by Everyman and edited by acclaimed historian Jerry White - a great mixture from Thomas Dekker to Hanif Kureishi."
The New York Times adds…
“In London Stories, the city’s sprawling historical and literary landscape is served up in a tidy collection of 26 short works that span four centuries. . . . Jerry White doesn’t stint on delivering the goods on London’s dark side, which, of course, will delight true London devotees. . . . For the literary-minded traveler, the book is a gold mine.” –The New York Times
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