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P.D. James and the Importance of Setting

Cover of Talking About Detective Fiction

Talking About Detective Fiction holds many insights into the history of the near 150 year old genre, as well as the influences that have made P.D. James one of the most popular detective fiction authors around today. Yet it is the importance of setting in James’ work that may be the most revealing aspect of this title.

E-books? Here's about 3718 that you may not know we had!

I'm sure you know that our World Book Encyclopedia offers a ton of great information, but did you know that it's also home to a wonderful E-book collection?

From American and British Literature, to works in Spanish and German, to World Literature (translated-to-English works) and Canadian Literature, there are thousands of books available to download to your computer and/or handheld device. And much like borrowing books from our Digital Catalogue, these books come in Adobe ePub format and can be downloaded to your Adobe Digital Editions software.

Hilary Mantel Claims Another Award

Bring Up the Bodies Book CoverThe accolades continue to pour in for Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel, as it was announced yesterday that the book was named 2012 Costa Book of the Year.

Hilary Mantel Claims Another Award

Bring up the Bodies Book CoverThe accolades continue to pour in for Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel, as it was announced yesterday that the book was named 2012 Costa Book of the Year.

E-books? Here's about 3718 that you may not know we had!

World Book LogoI'm sure you know that our World Book Encyclopedia offers a ton of great information, but did you know that it's also home to a wonderful E-book collection?

Discover New Books and Programs Through LPL Newsletters

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Did you know that London Public Library creates 19 unique eNewsletters on an monthly and bi-monthly basis?

Check out Science Fiction London in 2013

Fahrenheit 451 Book CoverDid you know that Science Fiction London has existed for over 30 years, and has been meeting at the London Public Library for 15 of those years?

Lincoln lives here

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Lincoln, on release November 16, is a biographical war drama directed by Steven Spielberg.

419 Wins the Giller Prize

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In a Gala event hosted in Toronto last night, Calgary authour Will Ferguson took home the Scotiabank Giller Prize for his literary thriller, 419.

The book, which