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Noir's rising star

Noir’s rising star

Featuring razor-sharp dialogue and scheming gangsters, Jukebox is a novel that makes ... Read More
Crime Queen | Margery Allingham

Crime Queen | Margery Allingham

Margery Allingham is one of our greatest mystery writers – and much ... Read More
Electric Avenues | Trams of London

Electric Avenues | Trams of London

A century ago, trams were a familiar site in Clerkenwell, trundling up ... Read More
Dr Johnson's Jamaican heir

Dr Johnson’s Jamaican heir

Francis Barber went from childhood slavery to freedom in Fleet Street with ... Read More
Rebels and reformers | David Rosenberg

Rebels and reformers | David Rosenberg

In his new book, Rebel Footprints, author David Rosenberg takes us on ... Read More
Cover story | Compete with Digital Rivals

Cover story | Compete with Digital Rivals

Books need to be beautiful to compete with digital rivals. A top ... Read More
French Connection

French Connection

When the Huguenots fled France in the 17th century many ended up ... Read More
Butcher, fletcher, candlestick maker

Butcher, fletcher, candlestick maker

London's livery companies go back to medieval times. Here’s our guide to ... Read More
The Deadliest Year | 17th Century

The Deadliest Year | 17th Century

It’s one of the most terrible events in the history of the ... Read More
Beating the odds | Sally Gardner

Beating the odds | Sally Gardner

Written off by her teachers, Sally Gardner is now a bestselling children’s ... Read More
Pride & Prejudice & Psycho | Robert Hale

Pride & Prejudice & Psycho | Robert Hale

Four decades after moving to Clerkenwell, 79-year-old family firm Robert Hale is ... Read More