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One Book One London is Here!

Le Petit Paris Staff Reading One Book

Let's read the novel "Etta and Otto and Russell and James" by Emma Hooper! 

BORROW the book, audiobook, eBook or large print book from the library here.  We're excited to have the support of bookstores in the area who have the book available for purchase if you'd like a copy to keep.

WALK, run, move and read your way across Canada just like Etta does in the book. Get started here.

EXPERIENCE events inspired by the book at libraries and other locations in London.  Details here

TALK about the book as part of the One Book Facebook group.  Share your thoughts. Ask questions. Hear what others have to say. Find us here.

SHARE your photos and more by using the hashtag #1Book1Ldn on social media.

Book Club

Discussion Questions

Topics and questions for leading a book club discussion for the title Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper are available on the


Emma Hooper Author Reading

Monday, April 24, 7:30 pm
Wolf Performance Hall
Enjoy a presentation with Emma Hooper reading from Etta, Otto, Russell and James, our One Book One London novel.

About the Author

Author Emma Hopper

Emma Hooper is an author, musician and academic. Etta and Otto and Russell and James is her debut novel and is available in 18 languages. Emma plays viola, violin, vocals for clients that include BBC Film and Television, HBO Television, Peter Gabriel and Toni Braxton. As an academic and teacher at Bath Spa University in England, Emma’s research is in the field of musico-literary studies.

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One Book One London

The One Book, One London committee is excited to announce our One Book One London initiative to encourage and celebrate reading one book together as a community. Our chosen book is...