The North London Reading Group is an independent network of book groups in and around North London.
We began in June 2007 as a single group of ten like minded souls, which met monthly to discuss something meatier than the then ubiquitous freesheets.
Many of those freesheets have now gone. But we've since bloomed into a network of 20 groups and get together at fab literary gatherings such as Bookstock. More...
Well, it might be for me. Frankenstein, the novel, is a cherished Christmas memory. I devoured the book one Christmas Eve/Day, finishing it about 4am and getting to sleep shortly before my brothers woke me to see what ‘Father Christmas’ had left us.
Reading groupies will rarely be satisfied by a bottle of Baileys or Top Gear novelty socks. So we’ve selected 10 literary gifts that we’d actually quite like ourselves.
The flagship Waterstone’s in Piccadilly is a sumptuous 1930s Art Deco building with over eight miles of bookshelves and a top floor bar with a glorious view over London.
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