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13 November 2014
We explore the Uffizi Gallery in Florence to discover the origins of ideal beauty in the Renaissance.
23 May 2014
In anticipation of her new book, Shanghai Future: Modernity Remade, we speak with docent Anna Greenspan about the city’s future.
14 May 2014
We chat with docent Caroline Barron about all things London, from what books to read to where to find Roman London.
18 February 2014
Looking to learn more about Beijing’s history? Discover our top ten books about China’s capital city.
8 December 2013
Ready for the holidays? So are we! We’ve surveyed our docents and city managers across the world to put together…
15 October 2013
Add to your reading list with these books based in Japan and guess our last entry to win a copy of that book!
10 October 2013
Our docent Hilary Bockham takes us on an journey through the streets of Rome as the ultimate destination of the 1800s Grand Tour.
29 May 2013
Dan Brown’s newest novel has stirred up interest in Dante Alighieri, for better or for worse.
1 April 2013
Some resources to help parents prepare their children the difficult topic of the Holocaust.
18 March 2013
Take a stroll through Paris using the cafés where Hemingway spent his days.
17 November 2012
An interview (and a special offer) with one of the most interesting publishers of fiction and non fiction: The Folio Society
4 October 2012
Our list of 5 books to read before you make your trip to Prague.
24 July 2012
Kevin Childs explores the Shakespeare exhibition at the British Museum
9 June 2012
In a year of literary milestones – the bicentenaries of the births of Charles Dickens and Robert Browning and the…
2 June 2012
Join us as we take a privileged look inside Orhan Pamuk’s new Museum of Innocence in the company of Pelin Kivrak.