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The Soane Museum by Richard Warburton

London is full of nice places spoilt by too many people. Covent Garden, Richmond and Tate Modern would be delightful if you could halve the ...

Bloody Oyster, 24th July

Bloody Oyster is a red double decker bus parked next to the Royal Festival Hall along the Southbank serving oysters, cocktails and bloody marys. The ...

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 ...

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.