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Top Places for Books in London

A Lady in London’s guide to the top places for books in London! From the city's best bookstores to secret places to read in central London, there's something for everyone!

Specialty Bookstores in London - They're Worth Discovering!

7 specialty bookstores to discover in London. Persephone Books in Bloomsbury specialises in 20th century female writers.

19 Magical Bookshops Every Book Lover Must Visit

Readers' tips: bookshops around the world

Booksellers ranging from quirky shops in quiet corners of Britain to city centre emporiums in Florence and New York, as recommended by Guardian readers.

Abandoned library. It always blows my mind that the books are left and none of the beautiful woodwork isn't reclaimed.

The graduate

If you have a blank wall what better way to give it life than sturdy built-in bookshelves, like these in the home of gallerist Rebecca Hossack. Note the way that the size of the shelves subtly increases, so that small light books snugly fill the top, while the largest, heaviest tombs have ample room at the bottom.