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Hackney Central Library
Library with lots of different facilities to offer such as PC and internet access and the Children's library service.
Literary Leisure
From Tue, 01/01/2013 to Wed, 31/12/2014 (All day)

free

Highgate Library
Library with many facilities.
Literary Leisure
From Tue, 01/01/2013 to Tue, 31/12/2013 (All day)

free

Kilburn Library Centre
Read the papers and magazines, use the internet or WiFi connection for free, borrow books, Cd's and DVDs.
Literary Leisure
From Tue, 01/01/2013 to Wed, 31/12/2014 (All day)

free

Whoosh – chuff, chuff...chuff, chuff. That sound of an old steam train still retains its magic for those old enough to remember British Rail, the original Great Western, LNER and LMS services of our youth.
A novel approach: ‘RJ Bailey’, Rob and Debs
A mysterious duo are behind a new novel about a female close protection officer. Dan Carrier tracks them down...
Toby Brothers of the London Literary Salon
Daunted by Dante? Useless at Ulysses? Fear not: as Dan Carrier discovers, Toby Brothers of the London Literary Salon is there to hold your hand.
Branch Hill Estate, Spedan Close, Hampstead
Brutal London is a “photographic exploration of the post-war architecture of London” says Clerkenwell-based photographer Simon Phipps.
Moorhen Lipman and Pigasso
Gerald Isaaman finds Maureen Lipman’s pun-peppered sketch book the ideal antidote to recent global events.
Dennis Potter
A new collection of his non-fiction proves TV playwright Dennis Potter was ever the political animal, writes Conrad Landin.
Madge Heron - The eccentric bard of Kentish Town
A new biography of the actress and poet Madge Herron paints a portrait at odds with her scruffy, unconventional appearance. By Dan Carrier .
Jane Clinton talks to Dr Jordan Landes about Senate House Library exhibition
Speaking up for Michael Foot
Hailed as the best Tory PM we never had on the publication of his memoirs entitled Kind of Blue,...
John le Carré
Gerald Isaaman finds John le Carré’s account of his own story in his own words proves he is so much...
Highgate Society’s HQ, next to Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution in S
Formed to fight off a ludicrous idea to dig a tunnel under the Heath, the Highgate Society has just...
Portmeirion in Gwynedd, North Wales
Man-made architectural confections and natural oddities have been collected in a new gazetteer of ‘...
 SAS founder, Sir David Stirling
Who created the SAS? Gerald Isaaman discovers the answer in Ben Macintyre’s history of the elite...
Nigel Farage
Here’s a sobering thought: does the odd bevvy ease or hinder the strain of command? Peter Gruner...
Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War.
Bruce Kent reviews a book of survivors’ tales that he hopes may help jolt the world into taking the...
The Health Gap: The Challenges of an Unequal World
Why do people in Hampstead live 11 years longer than those in Somers Town? Jean Gray talks to a man...
Andrew Walker
Ex New Journal reporter Andrew Walker’s examination of the Nigerian terror group is an elegant read...
The City of London is under scrutiny in a new edition of a book on tax havens, w
The City of London is under scrutiny in a new edition of a book on tax havens, writes Dan Carrier.
Pictures taken on Hampstead Heath by Matthew Maran For his new book
Matthew Maran tells Dan Carrier how his passion for photography took him round the world before he...