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Our online monthly pub meet-up last Wednesday. We started with an illustrated talk about London on VE Day by Rob Smith.

We then invited members to tell us what they’d been reading. Here is most of it. Note that some of these may be out of print. Also, I have taken these from the Live Chat and edited. There may remain spelling errors / typos. Note that our next online pub meet-up is next Weds 20 May.

London Belongs to Me by Norman Collins
Changing Lives by Olive Besagni about the Italian community in Clerkenwell
Sir John Cass and The Cass Foundation by Sean Glynn
Rope & Hangover Square by Patrick Hamilton 
Rivers of London  by Ben Aaronovitch
Death Certificate by Stephen Molyneux
All Quiet on the West End Front by Matthew Sweet
A European Life by Marion Turner (biography of Chaucer)
Shakespeare’s First Reader by Jason Scott Warren
Mudlarking by Lara Maiklem
“WW Jacobs about Watermen on the Thames. ” [I couldn’t work out the actual title – Ed]
Old and New London published by Edward Walford
A Better Life – by Olive Besagni
Dirty Old London by Lee Jackson
London Under by Peter Ackroyd
Botany, Sex and the Empire by Patricia Fara about Joseph Banks and Carl Linnaeus
Blitz the story of 29 Dec 1940 by M J Gaskin
London the Autobiography – 2,000 Years of the Capital’s History by Those Who Saw it Happen by Jon E Lewis (not to be confused with Peter Ackroyd’s similarly titled work)
KitKat Club by Ophelia Field (probably out of print)
Industrial History of the Lower River Lea – a walking Guide by Rob Smith – NEW!
Secrets of the 43 Club by Kate Meyrick

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