Survival Books was established in 1987 and by the mid-1990s was the leading publisher of books for expats and migrants planning to live, work, buy property and retire abroad. In 2000, we published the first of our London books – Living and Working in London – followed by Buying or Renting a Home in London in 2006 and Where to Live in London in 2010. Since then we have published over 18 new London titles and we now specialise in alternative London guidebooks for both residents and visitors. David Hampshire is launching His brand new book, “The Best of London: Capital of Cool”. The book is set to go live 20th Jul 2017, available on Amazon from August 3rd & all major book stores and is expected to become a big hit with fans of the Tourist world.
More information on the book can be found here: http://www.londons-secrets.com/books-guides-london…
This is the 58th book Hampshire has authored. The book was written with the aim in mind to To illustrate London’s cool credentials was to illustrate the very best that the city has to offer. There’s also particular excitement about this launch because The latest release in a series of books about London and it’s hidden secrets.
The Best of London: Capital of Cool sets its main focus on The very best that London offers for tourists and anyone traveling into or living in London. Readers will likely find a particular interest in In creating this book we decided that the best way to illustrate London’s cool credentials was to illustrate the very best that the city has to offer across a wide range of interests.. The book’s cover art was created by John Marshall and The Best of London: Capital of Cool is being released by Survival Books.
David Hampshire was born in England and after serving in the Royal Air Force he was employed for many years in the computer industry, before taking up writing full-time in the ’80s.. This helped shaped the creation of the book His work has taken him around the world and he has lived and worked in many countries, including Australia, France, Germany, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Panama, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland and the USA. David is an authority on living, working, retiring and buying property abroad, and is the author, co-author or editor of over 50 titles, including the best-selling Living and Working in America, Australia, Britain, Canada, France, London, New Zealand, Spain and Switzerland. David lives in Bath, England with his partner Alexandria..
When asked about why they wrote the book, Hampshire said: “There are great world cities, from classical capitals to modern metropolises, and then there’s London – the yardstick by which other cities are measured. It has the most astonishing ability to reinvent itself, always staying one step ahead of the pack.”
In creating this book we decided that the best way to illustrate London’s cool credentials was to illustrate the very best that the city has to offer across a wide range of interests. Some names are instantly recognisable – from the British Museum to the Shard – while others may surprise, and all are among the very best that London offers – and, by definition, among the very best in the world.
David Hampshire has hopes that the book will inspire more people to discover what London has to offer.
In a recent interview, the author made a point of thanking Special thanks are due to Gwen Simmonds for her invaluable research, Graeme & Louise Chesters and Richard Todd; Robbi Atilgan for editing; Peter Read for additional editing and proof-reading; David Woodworth for final proof checking; John Marshall for DTP, photo selection and cover design; and the author’s partner (Alexandra) for the constant supply of tea and coffee. for their part in the creation of the book, saying: “A special thank you to the many photographers – the unsung heroes – whose beautiful images bring London to life.”
Those interested in learning more about the book can visit here: http://www.londons-secrets.com/books-guides-london…
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