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I Wish I Was Lonely by Celia Watson

For what seemed to be the first time in my life, I was asked to leave my mobile phone on during a performance. Even keep ...

Mave Fellowes on London and the inspiration behind her novel

I spent my twenties in a top floor flat in North-West London. From its rickety balcony you could watch the sun set over a particular ...

The Human Factor v Matisse by Richard Warburton

The Southbank Centre is currently hosting the emetic Festival of Love under whose banner falls a twenty five year retrospective, The Human Factor. On a ...

A poem by Manash Bhattacharjee, on the violation of Gaza

Stripping Gaza For Najwan Darwish A lucky three-year-old Is Saher* Abu Namous If Gaza didn’t explode The world would have Known nothing of him Now he is all in reports One among the ...

TLM Book Club

Reviews on the latest books and old favourites by TLM team and guest writers...

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The Never List
The Summer Queen
Life after Life
Levels of Life
Bring up the bodies
Rachel Joyce
A Week in December by Sebastian Faulks
The Kingmakers Daughter
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The UK's oldest cultural journal featuring the best original poetry, short fiction, cultural reviews and literary essays since 1732.
The London Magazine has been responsible for publishing some of the most significant literature in British history. From Wordsworth, Shelley and Keats to T. S. Eliot, Sylvia Plath, Dylan Thomas and Doris Lessing, today it remains at the forefront with the best contemporary writing. Its writers on art have included John Richardson, Alan Bowness, Edward Lucie-Smith and Mel Gooding and it has featured original work by Graham Sutherland, Prunella Clough, Maggie Hambling and Frank Auerbach.