Books & Bookshops
Xihaha Online Chinese Bookshop
Bookshop for kids aged 0 to 16 years Aim to help them to learn Chinese using Traditional and Simplified Chinese characters. Harrow, HA2 6LH
Specialises in artists books and small press publications. Over 300 presses in stock, many of which are not available in other retail outlets. It also regularly hosts book launches and exhibitions.17 Pitfield Street, Shoreditch, London N1 6HB
Old-fashioned bookshop also holding author events. Online ordering available. Monday to Saturday 09:00-19:30, Sunday 11:00-18:00. 83 Marylebone High Street, London, W1U 4QW. Stores also in Chelsea, Holland Park, Hampstead, Belsize Park and Cheapside.
Stocks fiction, biography, childrens books, bestsellers, travel, history, business, sport, cookery, art and fashion books. Open Monday to Wednesday 10:00-21:00, Thursday and Friday 10:00-22:00, Saturday 09:00-21:00, Sunday 12:00-18:00. Westfield, W12 7
Range of fiction and non-fiction Chinese books. 145-157 St John Street, Islington, EC1V 4PW.
A specialist retailer of maps, travel books and travel accessories, established in 1853. Opened in London in January 1901 Famous travellers and customers include Scott of the Antarctic and Ranulph Fiennes. 12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9LH
Stocks fiction, literature, poetry, philosophy, biography, science, cookery, health, graphics, art, travel, London guides and childrens titles, as well as regular author events. Open Monday to Sunday 10:00-22:00. Southbank Centre, Riverside, Waterloo.
Grant and Cutler
Foreign-language bookseller stocking books, DVDs, CDs, games and software packages in over 150 languages. Open Monday to Friday 10:00-18:30, Saturday 10:30-18:30 and Sunday 12:00-18:00. 55-57 Great Marlborough Street, Soho, London, W1F 7AY.