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9 Things You Absolutely Must Do In London If You Love Books And Literary History | Bustle

British Library – check (though it’s been a while & could use a refresher). Bloomsbury – check. Shakespeare’s Globe – check. (Duh.) St. Pancras and George Inn – on the list for next time. English Heritage plaques – check (you’d have to be blind to miss them). Foyle’s / Charing Cross / indie bookstores – […]

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Summer Splurges (AKA: Be Good to Yourself)

Largely inspired by Samantha Wilcoxson’s recommendations following up on my read of her books Plantagenet Princess, Tudor Queen and Faithful Traitor – as well as looking forward to book 3 of her Tudor Women trilogy – I’ve been on a minor shopping spree lately. Not all of these are Samantha’s recommendations, but that’s the way […]

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Bibliophile Easter Eggs 2015

… courtesy, mostly, of an extended visit to the new Foyles flagship store in Charing Cross Road, plus Easter gifts, plus assorted other places:   Everyman Library Classics – London Stories Simon Callow – Charles Dickens Paula Byrne – The Real Jane Austen Bill Bryson – The Mother Tongue Mikhail Bulgakov – A Country Doctor’s […]

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