Books

The story of Fitzrovia – the other side of Oxford Street

An extract from author Ann Basu's new book on why Fitzrovia has always had ...

An all-night cinema? The fascinating history of the Scala

Film programmer Jane Giles on her personal relationship with the famous King’s Cross nitespot

Gaspard the fox reads his book

The fascinating tale of Gaspard the Fox

BBC newsreader Zeb Soanes on his brush with ‘London’s Handsomest Fox’

Top 3: Marchmont Street hangouts, WC1

This summer explore the capital's most famous LGBT+ bookshop, a photography cafe - and ...

British Library Piazza

The British Library’s iconic St Pancras building is 20 years old

This unique Grade I listed structure has been packing in visitors for two decades

Noshville is back in town (and so is Cerys)

Kerb's massive Americana hoedown lands on Granary Square. And just a few metres away ...

Why monogamy is dead

Comedian Rosie Wilby's book tracks her journey from one-woman-woman to 'playfairer'

Peter Whitfield London: A Life in Maps

The rise and rise of the unfashionable ‘burbs

A new book by Peter Whitfield examines maps from the last few centuries - ...

‘I’ve never really kept a diary. But I am an inveterate reader of other people’s’

Writer Travis Elborough on why he's trawled through personal journals spanning the entire 20th ...