Weekly Spotlight On: London

This week Clarence House (the royal residence of Prince Charles) announced that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child. Follow Twitter hashtag #RoyalBaby to read more about what the world is saying about the news.

There will be plenty of news stories circulating again about the Royal family. RFPL has a good number of books about the British Monarchy and the history of London, so we are profiling some for you here!

Try some of our biographies on Kate. In print we have Kate Middleton: From Commoner to Ducchess of Cambridge by Kate Shoup. In ebook format we have Kate: The Future Queen by Katie Nichol and Kate: the Making of Princess by Claudia Joseph. Or try some of our books about the marriage of William and Kate. (Click on the image of the book to be redirected to the catalog.)

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Looking for some books about London? Try some of these. Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth is a very popular memoir that was also adapted into a PBS TV show, about the author’s experience as a midwife in London’s East End in the 1950’s. Looking for a book about the pop culture of London in the 1960’s? Check out Ready, Steady, Go! by Shawn Levy. For a book of unique historical occurrences, try Bizarre London by David Long or London: The Secrets and the Splendour by Nicholas Yapp. (Click on the image of the book to be redirected to the catalog.)

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What is your favorite book about London or set in London?

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