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A historian is only as good as his sources

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For our guest blog slot, history researcher and writer Simon Fowler explores the theme of the recent talk he gave to London Library members on “How to… Use the Archives” (part of our series of regular Member Events). Simon provides essential advice to anyone looking to navigate the unparalleled wealth of Britain’s archive collections. “David…

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Churchill’s secret war – his battle to stay solvent

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Following the recent lecture he gave to The London Library Founders’ Circle, David Lough – Historian and Trustee of The London Library – takes the guest slot for our blog. His new book, No More Champagne, reveals the financial highs and lows of Sir Winston Churchill – who joined the Library in his wilderness years and…

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How to Get Published

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Following the inspiring talk she gave to London Library members last week, Emma Herdman, literary agent at Curtis Brown, joins The London Library blog to give her insights on how to get your words in print. “When I do any event billed as ‘How to Get Published’, or a variation on this title, I always…

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Visual Propaganda during The Reformation

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In our latest blog post, Dunia García-Ontiveros, Head of Bibliographic Services at The London Library gives insight into the religious and political statements made by 16th Century Catholics and Protestants who disseminated their ideas and influence through printed manifestos. Examples are seen in some of the significant, rare volumes housed in The London Library. This blog is…

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