Open City Books Bundle

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For the loved one who loves reading, buy both Open City publications, The Alternative Guide to the London Boroughs and Public House: A Cultural and Social History of the London Pub for £30, a 25% saving!

The Alternative Guide, edited by Owen Hatherley takes an expansive look at London, encompassing everything from Brutalist Polish community centres to suburban garden cities, from pioneering modernist estates to ornate Victorian greenhouses, as seen through everything from grime videos to the films of Patrick Keiller.

Public House: A Cultural and Social History of the London Pub celebrates the incredible diversity, design and culture of London’s public houses from opulent Victorian Gin Palaces and homely medieval Taverns to contemporary Micropubs and community-owned breweries. Shaped by social, aesthetic and political movements, the extraordinary story of London’s pubs tells the story of the city itself.