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Bizarre Books

Brian Lake who manages Jarndyce Antiquarian Booksellers in Bloomsbury, London has compiled  a volume of truly odd and eccentric book covers in his new book Librorum Ridiculorum A Compendium of Bizarre Books. The books in the collection range from fairly … Continue reading

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Bookstore Tourism: London

I have had the great fortune to spend both quality and quantity time in London’s wonderful bookstores. In fact, I have browsed 15 of the 17 bookshops featured in the video below. Compiled by Abebooks.com, the short film features some … Continue reading

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Are You Having A Laugh

St George’s Church in Bloomsbury seems an unlikely location for London’s newest museum. The Museum of Comedy, Britain’s first museum dedicated to comedic artifacts, was founded by theater owner Martin Witts to display his collection of thousands of comedic curiosities. … Continue reading

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Bloomsbury, Soho & South Kensington

The American fashion retailer J Crew has recently celebrated the addition of three London shops—including a flagship Regent Street store—by teaming with the ultra-hip Wildsam Field Guide publishers (see TBTP 12/8/13) to produce co-branded travel guide books for three London neighborhoods. … Continue reading

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Hotels and Books, Perfect Together

Highlighting its literary connection in London’s storied Bloomsbury neighborhood, the Radisson Edwardian Hotel  has created its very own inhouse book club for guests. The hotel provides complimentary copies of the Radisson Edwardian book of the month pick to all interested … Continue reading

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London Indies

London’s independent bookshops have joined forces to publish a map of the city’s bookshops.The London Bookshop Map features 87 indies from across the city including ones selling new, antiquarian, specialist and second-hand titles. The map is free and is available … Continue reading

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