Books

Books

The best books to suit every taste and genre. We tell you the best places to buy them. We’ve got you covered with our selection of top rated books. Whether you want a book to help you escape, unwind, relax or get inspired to cook. Additionally we provide a selection of books that suit every taste. No matter what genre you like, we choose the books to get you inspired to read. 

summer must-read

Summer Must-Read: Mother Anguish by Basia Briggs

We review Mother Anguish, the latest novel by Basia Briggs who's fascinating saga of a troubled life is a summer must-read Words Pendle Harte We review Mother Anguish by Basia Briggs, the latest summer must-read Basia Briggs –...
the london loom

A Stitch in Time: Absolutely Meets The London Loom

Absolutely talks to Francesca Kletz and Brooke Dennison, the two founding ladies of The London Loom, about their new book and unique weaving workshops.
stylish stationery

6 Chic Notebook Brands to Beautify Your Admin this March

Prettify your desk and make your life admin that little bit more aesthetic this March with these six chic notebook brands
new books

5 New Books We’re Reading Now

Escape to another world with the new books loving at the moment. From mysteries to essays, there's something for every reader...
London Restaurant Cookbooks

Sizzle-up a Storm: Our Favourite London Restaurant Cookbooks

From Leon's healthy lunch-box recipe staples to Claridge's over the top and indulgent concoctions - here are our favourite London Restaurant Cookbooks
cookbooks

New Cookbooks: Great Gifts for Chefs this Christmas

From Bermondsey vintage gin recipes, to food photography from the streets of Lisbon - we have found the perfect cookbooks to give your foodie friends at Christmas Words by Miriam Carey The best of this season's...
Wimbledon Book Fest

Wimbledon Bookfest Returns with The Best From the Literary World

The Wimbledon BookFest boasts a unmissable roster of authors, local talent, politics, current affairs, sport, film, music, theatre and children’s events.
Caroline Fleming recipes

Caroline Fleming Recipes: Cook Yourself Happy the Danish Way

Model, presenter, reality TV star and businesswoman Caroline Fleming talks to Absolutely about Cook Yourself Happy: The Danish Way
5 of the Latest Books to Inspire Your Next Interior Decoration Project

5 of the Latest Books to Inspire Your Next Interior Decoration Project

From Scandi minimalism to organised chaos, a flip through these pages will leave you ready to shake things up with your interior decorations
Paper Play: Discover the Latest Books Exploring Graphic Design

Paper Play: Discover the Latest Books Exploring Graphic Design

These two new books focus on graphic design, delving into its evolving history, role in the digital world and its lasting impact

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lawrie park place

A Sneak Peak at Sydenham’s New Period-Style Development

It's out with the old and in with the new at Lawrie Park Place, the brand new period-style development in Sydenham
summer fitness

Fun Summer Fitness Workshops and Events to Book Now

Mix up your workout routine while catching some rays on the rooftops of London; we’ve rounded up the best summer fitness workshops to book onto now
photographer

A Glimpse Into the Life of Photographer Terry O’Neil

We chat to photographer Terry O’Neill as Kensington & Chelsea Art Weekend returns for another brilliant edition Q: Why did you pick up the camera...
clapham

Local Area Guide: Our Top Picks in Clapham

With cool bars, pubs, eateries and plenty of green space, Clapham is one of London's most desirable neighbourhoods. Here's where to go and what to do...
orla kiely

We Take a Sneak Peek at Orla Kiely: A Life in Pattern

Absolutely admires the latest works from Orla Kiely at the Fashion and Textile Museum in the first exhibition dedicated to the celebrated designer