Category Archives: Book Reviews

15 books you really need to read this Christmas

Christmas is the perfect time to snuggle up beneath the blankets or next to an environmentally friendly peat fire burner and enjoy a good read. Reading is also a good way to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of … Continue reading

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Library Staff Love #17: City Novel / City Crime

Our students studying for an MA in Creative Writing are a super talented bunch and benefit from a sector leading course which has led to graduates becoming successful and award-winning published authors. You can get a flavour of their creativity … Continue reading

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A very short introduction to all the knowledge of the world

Summer breaks are the perfect time to read around different subjects and explore the world in more detail. A perfect way to do this is the Very Short Introductions series published by Oxford University Press. Over 500 books have been published on … Continue reading

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Out and About in London during the Summer

We asked staff at CityLibrary about their favourite London places and things to do in summer and, despite the recent weather, they mostly like to be outside, listing a number of favourite spots. Although, of course, we feel you should … Continue reading

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25 interdisciplinary books you must read now

Summer is a great time to expand your mind. During the year, you can find it too busy to read up on all the stuff that has piqued your interest;  but there’s nothing better than taking the time to explore … Continue reading

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