London Roundabout

In preparation for the 2012 London Summer Olympics, we had a “London Roundabout” in July. Each member read one or more books about or set in London.

Capital: A Novel, by John Lancaster

Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer, by Wesley Stace

Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest Hour, by Lynne Olson

The Complete Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Frozen Thames, by Helen Humphreys

The Future Homemakers of America, by Laurie Graham

Imagined London: A Tour of the World’s Greatest Fictional City, by Anna Quindlen

Inside the 2012 London Olympic Games, by Marc Jenner

The London Scene: Six Essays on London Life, by Virginia Woolf

London Transports, by Maeve Binchy

Mr. Churchill’s Secretary, by Susan Elia MacNeal

Mrs. Dalloway, by Virginia Woolf

Notes from a Small Island, by Bill Bryson

Pop-Up London, by Jennie Maizels

The Seven Sisters, by Margaret Drabble

A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens

That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, by Anne Sebba

To Marry an English Lord, Gail MacColl and Carol McD. Wallace

Ultimate Sticker Collection: London, by DK Publishing