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Best London Guide Books That You Need

Until you’ve consumed all of the best London Guide books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. Secret London – An Unusual Guide (Local guides by local people) (2017)

 Best London Guide Books That You NeedWhere can you find monsters in Trafalgar Square? Whatever happened to Bedlam? Where can you praise God, buy meatballs and have a sauna? What’s in the House of Dreams? To which secret society does Prince Charles belong? What’s the trick to instant weight loss? Secret London, An Unusual Guide is the original and still the best of all the many alternative London guides: accept no imitation.Authors Rachel Howard and Bill Nash have prowled the city streets, seeking out the hidden, eccentric and overlooked.Now the definitive insider’s guide to London has been fully updated, with over 40 new entries and a brand new look….
Author(s): Rachel Howard, Bill Nash

2. Fodor’s London 2019 (Full-color Travel Guide) (2019)

 Best London Guide Books That You NeedCrowds continue to flock to England’s capital as much as ever to discover the hippest galleries, shops, and nightspots as well as to enjoy the world-renowned museums, the royal history, and some of the chicest restaurants and hotels in the world. Fodor’s London 2019 captures all of this, and more. With its state-of-the-art hotels, happening new restaurants, and multimillion-dollar museum make-overs, London continues to be one of Europe’s most exciting destinations. This guide covers the latest hotel openings, new nightlife spots, and an expanded list of restaurants for all budgets. Fodor’s London is fully updated every…
Author(s): Fodor’s Travel Guides

3. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide London: 2019 (2018)

 Best London Guide Books That You NeedDK Eyewitness travel guides: award-winning guidebooksFind your corner of London with this essential travel guide to this great city, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you there  before you’ve even packed your case – step back in time at the Tower of London and the British Museum, get a bird’s eye view of London from the Shard, or relax in Hyde Park.  The DK Eyewitness Guide to London covers the must-see sights and the hidden corners, so you won’t miss a thing.• so you can imagine yourself there• :…
Author(s): DK Eyewitness

4. Lonely Planet London (Travel Guide) (2018)

 Best London Guide Books That You NeedLonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore ancient castles, modern galleries and world-class museums, catch a show on the West End, and down a pint in a traditional pub; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of London and begin your journey now! Inside Travel Guide: our most comprehensive guide to London, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook…
Author(s): Lonely Planet , Damian Harper, et al.

5. Rick Steves Pocket London (2017)

 Best London Guide Books That You NeedRick Steves Pocket guidebooks truly are a “tour guide in your pocket.” This colorful, compact 220-page book includes Rick’s advice for prioritizing your time, whether you’re spending 1 or 7 days in a city. Everything a busy traveler needs is easy to access: a neighborhood overview, city walks and tours, sights, handy food and accommodations charts, an appendix packed with information on trip planning and practicalities, and a fold-out city map. Included in Rick Steves Pocket London: Sights: the National Portrait Gallery, Courtauld Gallery, Tate…
Author(s): Rick Steves, Gene Openshaw

6. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide London: 2020 (2019)

 Best London Guide Books That You NeedWhether you want to tread the footsteps of kings and queens in the royal palaces, catch a show in the vibrant West End theatre district, or sample the tantalizing array of street food from around the world, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that London has to offer. Every corner of London is brimming with personality. Dripping in pomp and tradition, Whitehall and Westminster are best known for their iconic sights and regal architecture. The rolling fields and peaceful woodlands of Hampstead Heath feel a world apart from the financial district of the City, where corporate suits can be seen flocking into…
Author(s): DK Eyewitness

7. Frommer’s EasyGuide to London 2019 (2018)

 Best London Guide Books That You NeedThis is London advice the way a friend would give it to you: fiercely opinionated, funny, and brimming not only with advice about what to see and do, but also what’s not worth your time. Whether you want to see Big Ben or the Harry Potter studios, Trafalgar Square or the V&A, London is a city with an overwhelming number of attractions, lodgings, restaurants, museums, and shops. Author Jason Cochran is the guide you want to have a pint with, bringing culture and history to life with wit and plain talk―it feels like he’s right there…
Author(s): Jason Cochran

8. Top 10 London: 2019 (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide) (2018)

 Best London Guide Books That You NeedAn unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to London, packed with insider tips and ideas, colour maps, top 10 lists, and a laminated pull-out map – all designed to help you see the very best of London.Take a London walking tour, see remarkable world treasures at the British Museum, explore the leafy Royal parks and gardens, or step back in time at the Tower of London. From Top 10 live music venues to Top 10 things to do for free – discover the best of London with this easy-to-use travel guide.  itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week  showcase the best London attractions, covering Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, the…
Author(s): DK Travel

9. London: A Travel Guide Through Time (2016)

 Best London Guide Books That You NeedLet time traveler Dr. Matthew Green be your guide to six extraordinary periods in London's history—the ages of Shakespeare, medieval city life, plague, coffee houses, the reign of Victoria and the Blitz. We'll turn back the clock to the time of Shakespeare and visit a savage bull and bear baiting arena on the Bankside. In medieval London, we'll circle the walls as the city lies barricaded under curfew, while spinning further forward in time we'll inhale the 'holy herb' in an early tobacco house, before peering into an open plague pit. In the 18th century, we'll navigate the streets in style with a ride on a…
Author(s): Dr Matthew Green

10. Fodor’s London 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide) (2018)

 Best London Guide Books That You NeedFodor’s 25 Best Guides offer highlights of major city destinations in a compact package that includes a sturdy, detailed street map you can bring along with you to help you navigate when cell service is not available. By focusing only on top sights―all divided by neighborhood―we make planning your days easy. Save time and space by having London’s top 25 sights and experiences in one convenient guidebook: Fully updated coverage on the information you need to know. Best bets from local writers for sightseeing, eating, drinking, sleeping, and shopping, for every budget. Full-color photos and…
Author(s): Fodor’s Travel Guides

Best London Guide Books That You Need

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Systems Approaches to Making Change: A Practical Guide

Author(s): Martin Reynolds, Sue Holwell (Retired)
Publisher: Springer London;Springer, Year: 2020, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2700616

Fodor’s London 2019

Author(s): Fodor’s Travel Guides
Publisher: Fodor’s Travel, Year: 2019, Size: 103 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2322359

Not For Tourists Guide to London 2020

Author(s): Not For Tourists
Publisher: Not For Tourists, Year: 2019, Size: 144 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2436055

DK Eyewitness London: 2020 (Travel Guide)

Author(s): DK Eyewitness
Publisher: DK Eyewitness Travel, Year: 2019, Size: 299 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2572691

Fodor's 2019 London

Author(s): Caird, Jo
Publisher: Fodor's Travel, Year: 2019, Size: 103 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2578375

Casanova Texting: The Ultimate Guide to Texting Women

Author(s): London, Mark
Publisher: , Year: 2019, Size: 184 Kb, Download: mobi
ID: 2716526

DK Eyewitness Top 10 London

Author(s): DK Eyewitness
Publisher: DK Eyewitness Travel, Year: 2019, Size: 240 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2732311

Rebel footprints: a guide to uncovering London's radical history

Author(s): Rosenberg, David
Publisher: PlutoPress, Year: 2019, Size: 16 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2757845

Lonely Planet London

Author(s): Dragicevich, Peter;Fallon, Steve;Filou, Emilie;Harper, Damian
Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications, Year: 2018;2013, Size: 16 Mb, Download: azw3
ID: 2672171

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really hot items according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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