London Book and DVD Reviews
London Travel Guide Reviews
Looking for a London travel guidebook for your next trip to London? Having the right travel guide with you when you visit London will have a huge impact on your time here. Here is a list of reviews of the most popular London travel guides.
Tired of London Tired of Life Book Review
The Tired of London, Tired of Life blog author has written a compendium of unusual ideas and collated them into an 'idea for every day of the year' book.
London Underground - by David Long
London Underground by David Long looks at the architecture, design and history, and is presented with stunning photos from the 1970s.
The London Garden Book A-Z
Abigail Willis has written an incredibly well-researched book about the gardens and gardening in London reminding us that urban gardening is thriving.
This book by Rebecca Sams looks at all of the London Underground stations in zone 1 and explores what's in the area in a quirky and well-researched way.
Take Two London Voucher Book
The Take Two London voucher book gives you over eighty 2 for 1 offers at attractions and on tours of the city, as well as dining savings. It's all about two people only paying for one.
Walk the Lines
Mark Mason made the decision to walk the route of all the London Underground tube lines but at street level. It's an entertaining read with lots of insights to the areas he passes through with plenty to trivia notes for the real London enthusiast.
Top 10 of London
This compendium of over 250 Top 10 lists of London is said to "simply amaze you." Read my review to find out if that's true.
London Market Guide - Book Review
Review of The London Market Guide by Andrew Kershman.
The Ritz London Book of Afternoon Tea - Book Review
The Ritz London know more than most about the English tradition of afternoon tea but does that make this book a good read? Find out by reading my review.
Little Book of London - Book Review
Fascinating, frivolous and bizarre facts about London - all the really important stuff. Stuff you don't even know you don't know.
City Walks London
Review of the City Walks London card box set which offers "50 adventures on foot".
The Best of London by Holly Ivins
A collection of over 300 recommendations from Londoners on the best places to eat, drink, shop and have fun.
Knit the City
This is the story of yarnstorming or guerrilla knitting across London. Beautiful photography that will brighten your day.
Knitting London landmarks is now an option for everyone with this fun London knitting book with simple instructions to make your own Big Ben, Tower Bridge or even The Queen and her corgis! Plus there's a free kit included to make Cooey the Pigeon. How can you resist?
Review of David Long's Hidden City book about the secret alleys, courts and yards of London's Square Mile.
Tunnels, Towers & Temples - Book Review
Tunnels, Towers & Temples by David Long focuses on London's 100 strangest places.
Spectacular Vernacular - Book Review
Spectacular Vernacular by David Long focuses on London's 100 most extraordinary buildings.
Cecil Court Book Review
The authors say Cecil Court is, "London's unique street for books." And they are absolutely correct. They have put together a wonderful book which is an enjoyable insight into this small side street in London.
24 Hours London
Book review of Marsha Moore's 24 Hours London.
London Street Finder A-Z
A London streetfinder map is known as an A-Z. This is a review of the London A-Z.
A Walk Around Charles Dickens' London - Book Review
A Walk Around Charles Dickens' London is part of a series of pocket-sized walking tours of London.
The Beatles in London Walk - Book Review
The Beatles in London Walk is part of a series of pocket-sized walking tours of London.
Kew's Big Trees - Book Review
Review of Kew's Big Trees book published in 2008.
Movie London: Exploring the City Film-By-Film
If you love movies and you've sometimes felt a sense of deja vu when walking down a London street, or you've wondered how they filmed that Bond movie chase scene in St. Petersburg (Answer: It was Somerset House in London), Movie London is a great little guide book for you.